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Kaiser Permanente signs 180MW renewable energy deal

Healthcare Finance: Nonprofit giant Kaiser Permanente has rounded a significant corner in the healthcare system’s quest to be carbon neutral by 2020. The system has signed a definitive power purchase agreement for 180 megawatts of clean energy, which is enough to power 27 of its 39 hospitals. The purchase will enable the construction of “utility-scale” […]

September 13, 2018 Read More →

California carbon reduction goals are good news for storage industry

S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): For California to completely decarbonize its power system by 2045, as prescribed in the landmark bill recently passed by the state legislature, much more than Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature will be required. Among the prerequisites is a massively expanded energy storage industry, placing energy storage among the bill’s biggest potential […]

September 10, 2018 Read More →

Macquarie backs solar plus storage project in South Korea

Energy Storage News: Macquarie Capital Korea, a subsidiary of investment firm Macquarie Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the county office of Goesan in South Korea to finance a significant solar-plus-storage project, while it has also invested in what is said to be the largest energy storage project in the country. A […]

September 6, 2018 Read More →

German solar plus storage installations climbing quickly

Bloomberg: Solar battery sales in Germany are poised to boom as prices for the facilities continue to drop and homeowners turn to generate their own electricity to shield against rising power prices, the BSW solar lobby said. Total solar battery installs in Germany exceeded 100,000 units this summer and at the current rate of growth […]

September 5, 2018 Read More →

Analysts expect strong, continued rise in energy storage installations

Greentech Media: There’s a broad consensus that the world will deploy more grid storage in the coming years than it does today, but few people agree on exactly how much more. Here’s a new prediction: Global lithium-ion battery deployments over the next five years will grow by 55 percent annually, according to a new report […]

August 23, 2018 Read More →

Long Island gets first battery storage unit

Newsday: Talk about a Hamptons power trip. Starting this month, the South Fork becomes home to Long Island’s first and largest utility-scale battery storage unit as part of an effort by PSEG Long Island and LIPA to boost power to the energy-starved Hamptons—from the Shinnecock Canal to Montauk Point. PSEG and the battery’s owners at […]

August 20, 2018 Read More →

Fluence announces largest Canadian battery storage project

Energy Storage News: A vast new energy storage system – thought to be the largest of its kind in Canada to date with 48 MW/144 MWh capacity, will be built in the city of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. Fluence, the venture jointly owned by developer AES Corporation and Siemens, will provide energy storage technology and […]

August 16, 2018 Read More →

India seeks bids for solar-wind-battery system

Mercom India: The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has issued a tender for the development of 160 MW of solar-wind hybrid power project with battery energy storage system (BESS) at Ramagiri, located in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, supply, construction, installation, testing, and commissioning of […]

August 16, 2018 Read More →

Gigawatt-sized Cultana Solar Farm takes shape in South Australia

The Guardian: Billionaire UK industrialist Sanjeev Gupta has launched a $1bn, one-gigawatt renewable energy plan based in South Australia’s mid-north that he says will lead Australian industry’s transition to more competitive power. In the first of a number of projects slated for the upper Spencer Gulf region, which will also include a lithium-ion battery bigger […]

August 15, 2018 Read More →

Tesla wins another big battery project in Australia

Electrek: Tesla’s energy division is on a roll when it comes to large battery projects, especially in Australia since the success of its giant battery system in in the country. Now we learn that Tesla won another contract for a massive battery system project to deploy Powerpacks at another wind farm in Australia. Tesla’s 100 […]

August 15, 2018 Read More →