Archive for energy-storage

Vattenfall Bringing BMW Battery Storage To Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

European energy company Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries for 2017. The batteries will be deployed for storage projects at Vattenfall wind farms. Vattenfall will purchase the batteries [Read More]

E.ON Brings Energy Storage To West Texas Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

E.ON North America is building two energy storage projects, dubbed Texas Waves, at the sites of the company’s Pyron and Inadale wind farms, which are currently spinning in west Texas. Built in partnership with Greensmith Energy, Texas Waves will consist [Read More]

Energy Storage Giant Completed In San Diego County

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

In partnership with AES Energy Storage, San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) has unveiled what the utility says is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage facility. Located in Escondido, Calif., the 30 MW facility is capable of storing up [Read More]

Microgrid Solution Combines Alaska Wind Farm, Energy Storage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2017

ABB is providing a microgrid combining wind power and battery- and flywheel-based storage technologies to test the scalability and improve power stability for around 300,000 people in Anchorage, Alaska. The small-scale project, initiated by Anchorage-based Chugach Electric Association Inc., aims [Read More]

Siemens, Eos Link Up For Utility-Scale Energy Storage Integration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

Eos Energy Storage is partnering with Siemens to integrate, install and service utility-scale energy storage solutions. Specifically, Siemens has joined Eos’ Aegis program as a system integration partner. Under Aegis, Eos works with providers of power conversion and controls to [Read More]

New York’s Energy Storage Biz Sees Increasingly Strong Growth

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 23, 2017

Representing a 30% increase from 2012 through 2015, jobs in New York state’s energy storage sector grew to 3,900 as of the end of 2015, according to a new report from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority [Read More]

Massachusetts Pushes Forward On Energy Storage Goals

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 04, 2017

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is taking action to establish energy storage procurement goals in the state after the agency found such targets “prudent.” In August, Gov. Charlie Baker, R-Mass., signed a comprehensive energy law that, among other [Read More]

Power-To-Gas Technique Doesn’t Let Renewable Energy Go To Waste

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 09, 2016

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has announced the power-to-gas (P2G) hydrogen pipeline injection program it funds at the University of California Irvine has successfully demonstrated the use of excess renewable electricity that would otherwise go to waste. According to the [Read More]

Energy Storage Helps SoCal Utility Better Integrate Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 24, 2016

Cleantech energy storage company Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) and the Southern California-based Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) have launched a water-energy project using advanced energy storage systems to better integrate renewable power, reduce demand on the electric grid and lower [Read More]

Newly Signed Bills To Spur Energy Storage In California

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 28, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., has signed into law four new bills that are expected to directly impact energy storage in California. According to the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA), the bills will collectively grow the behind-the-meter and utility-scale energy storage [Read More]