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#Stem Confirms It’s Looking for Potential Buyers

Stem Confirms It’s Looking for Potential Buyers The energy storage pioneer has a new growth story to tell around selling through solar installer partners. Bay-Area startup Stem used to sell standalone batteries to save businesses money on their utility bills. Now the company increasingly reaches customers through channel partners in the solar industry, and that … Continue reading #Stem Confirms It’s Looking for Potential Buyers

Meteoric rise in demand of high-voltage cables in utility sector

Meteoric rise in demand of high-voltage cables in utility sector The total primary energy consumption in the U.S. was recorded at 101.3 quadrillion Btu in 2018 and is expected to witness consistent growth over the years, owing to the surging penetration of data centers and large communication base stations across the region. High-voltage cables allow … Continue reading Meteoric rise in demand of high-voltage cables in utility sector

Solar Industry Waits to Assess Ripple Effects From #China ’s #Coronavirus Outbreak

Solar Industry Waits to Assess Ripple Effects From China’s Coronavirus Outbreak The impact for the solar and storage industries will depend on how quickly China’s enormous clean energy supply chain can return to full production. The novel coronavirus, a respiratory illness that’s sickened more than 17,000 and killed more than 360 people in China as … Continue reading Solar Industry Waits to Assess Ripple Effects From #China ’s #Coronavirus Outbreak

#California has big clean energy ambitions, and is looking for better energy storage to realize them

California has big clean energy ambitions, and is looking for better energy storage to realize them Lithium-ion batteries have dominated the storage space for the last decade, largely due to declining costs caused by global build-out of storage manufacturing capacity for electric vehicle markets, according to Burwen. The technology is also familiar to the financial … Continue reading #California has big clean energy ambitions, and is looking for better energy storage to realize them

Retaining outmoded monopolies and coal plants keeps #Indiana in the Dark Ages

Retaining outmoded monopolies and coal plants keeps Indiana in the Dark Ages The Indiana statehouse is abuzz as state utilities plan to shutter thousands of megawatts of coal-fired power plants in the coming years. Unfortunately, a false panic about electricity reliability may translate into an unnecessary expansion of bureaucratic review of retiring coal plants via … Continue reading Retaining outmoded monopolies and coal plants keeps #Indiana in the Dark Ages

Alaska electric utility pairs with Tesla for battery system

Alaska electric utility pairs with Tesla for battery system ANCHORAGE, ALASKA (AP) — An Alaska utility is working with electric car maker Tesla to install an industrial battery system to quickly release stored power into grids, an official said. Homer Electric Association announced the contract with California-based Tesla for the utility’s power plant in Soldotna, … Continue reading Alaska electric utility pairs with Tesla for battery system