Archive for energy-storage

Longtime GE Vet Joins Energy Storage Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Eos Energy Storage has added two energy industry veterans to its executive team: Jeff Wiener, former director of global sales for energy storage at GE, joins as senior vice president of global sales, and Chris Gerlach, former vice president of [Read More]

U.S. Reps. Flip The Switch On Energy Storage Caucus

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

U.S. Reps. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., and Mark Takano, D-Calif., have launched the Advanced Energy Storage Caucus in Congress. The two lawmakers created a similar Battery Energy Storage Caucus in 2015, and this latest endeavor builds on that effort with an [Read More]

SDG&E Plans Energy Storage To Boost California Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has signed contracts for five new local battery storage facilities for a total of 83.5 MW. According to the California utility, the four-hour energy storage facilities would be like having batteries from more than [Read More]

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]