Category: Energy Storage News
Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Energy's SHINES pilot projects are to pave the way toward a levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of $0.14/kWh for solar PV systems that employ advanced Li-ion battery-based ...

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New DOE-SEIA SHINES Program to Make Solar Plus Storage Affordable

New DOE-SEIA SHINES Program to Make Solar Plus Storage Affordable

The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) launched a joint initiative aimed at boosting ...

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Solar-Storage On the Rise in Europe as Solar Tax Credits And Feed-in Tariffs Fall

Solar-Storage On the Rise in Europe as Solar Tax Credits And Feed-in Tariffs Fall

The declining costs of battery storage technologies (Li-ion in particular) and ratcheting down of solar tax credits and feed-in tariffs (FiTs) is enhancing the financial ...

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New MISO Rules to Boost Regional Energy Storage Applications

New MISO Rules to Boost Regional Energy Storage Applications

Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) Midcontinent Independent Systems Operator (MISO) is exploring ways of changing market rules to facilitate grid-integration of battery and ...

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Sumitomo Group Commissions Large-Scale Battery Storage System in PJM

Sumitomo Group Commissions Large-Scale Battery Storage System in PJM

In addition to microgrid deployments, advanced battery energy storage systems are also increasingly being used by utilities and independent system operators (ISOs) responsible for ...

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New CalCharge Leader Aims to Create Energy Storage Industry Hub

New CalCharge Leader Aims to Create Energy Storage Industry Hub

Founded in 2014 by the non-profit California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF), CalCharge is leveraging its growing roster of member companies and working relationships with three San ...

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Eugene Water & Electric Board Set to Test Solar-Storage Microgrids

Eugene Water & Electric Board Set to Test Solar-Storage Microgrids

Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) has launched a two-year, $1 million project that entails using solar panels, advanced battery and smart grid technology to test the ...

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Energy Storage Deployments Double Year over Year

Energy Storage Deployments Double Year over Year

The latest market data from the Energy Storage Association and GTM Research confirms that U.S. deployment of advanced energy storage systems is growing fast. Some 60.3 MW/53.1 Mwh ...

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Maryland Community Solar Moves Forward In Wake of Nationwide White House Initiative

Maryland Community Solar Moves Forward In Wake of Nationwide White House Initiative

Representatives from solar energy organizations gathered at the White House for the National Community Solar Summit November 17. At the end of the day, White House officials ...

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Chicago’s ‘Jake and Elwood’ Utility-Scale Energy Storage Centers Near Completion

Chicago’s ‘Jake and Elwood’ Utility-Scale Energy Storage Centers Near Completion

Invoking memories of, as well as memorializing Chicago blues, John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd's performances in the still-popular musical comedy ¨The Blues Brothers,¨ Renewable ...

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