Microgrids - November 15, 2018
The City of Palo Alto, Calif., will explore developing a microgrid with VMware, Inc. to test the potential of microgrids to advance resiliency at the corporate and community level. The goal of the partnership is to expand this initial “proof of concept” into a campus-level community microgrid that incorporates renewable power, battery storage and additional controls
Solar - November 14, 2018
The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) will develop a 2 MW solar parking canopy structure plus energy storage system via a 20-year PPA with ForeFront Power. The agreement allows for no upfront cost for the University through a streamlined procurement process via SPURR
Energy Storage - November 9, 2018
The forecast for the energy storage market, including behind-the-meter and grid-scale batteries, is expected to boom in the coming decades as the cost of batteries continues to fall.
Energy Efficiency - November 7, 2018
Volvo Trucks will deploy its first electrified trucks in North American out of warehouses in Southern California.
Commercial - October 22, 2018
Amazon is continuing its 100% renewable energy goal by installing large-scale rooftop solar panels on 10 of its UK fulfillment centers alongside rolling out a battery storage installation, the company announced on Oct. 16.
Energy Storage - October 19, 2018
San Diego Zoo Global will add a new storage project featuring a 1 MW battery to mitigate spike in usage to lower demand charges. The system will also minimize energy costs by recharging the battery when energy is at its lowest available rates
Energy Efficiency - October 15, 2018
The Smart Energy Decisions 2019 Innovation Awards program is now accepting nominations.
Energy Storage - October 11, 2018
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on October 10 that $40 million will be made available in November for commercial and industrial (C&I) solar-storage projects, including community solar gardens. The incentives are designed to accelerate progress toward New York's energy storage target of 1,500-megawatts by 2025.
Energy Storage - October 4, 2018
Johnson Controls announced Monday a partnership with Consolidated Edison Solutions, Inc., in a project to expand the market for energy storage technology through battery systems developed by Johnson Controls.
Energy Storage - October 2, 2018
Rolls-Royce Power Systems announced Monday that it will begin investing in the Berlin-based energy storage startup Qinous, marking the beginning of the company's shift from diesel and gas energy assets to microgrids and energy storage.