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India Leads New Energy Surge

In the past five years, India has nearly doubled its cumulative renewable energy generating capacity from 35,500 MW in 2013-14 to 7,000 MW in 2017-18. This growth has come on the back of a focused policy push from the government, making the country 4th globally in terms of total wind power installed and 6th in […]

AP govt cancels energy storage proposal

The new YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government in the state took the decision to examine and reverse existing power purchase agreements signed under the previous TDP rule It also decided to scrap the 960MW Polavaram Hydroelectric Power plant Mumbai: The new Andhra Pradesh government has decided to cancel the energy storage proposal for which its […]

Massachusetts policy leads Stem towards 28.2MWh of solar co-located energy storage

Policy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts favouring the use of clean energy during peak times has brought behind-the-meter energy storage company Stem Inc into the state’s utility-scale solar-plus-storage market. The commercial and industrial (C&I) system provider has partnered with private equity firm Syncarpha Capital Partnership to develop 28.2MWh of large-scale energy storage projects, co-located with […]

Governor Cuomo Announces $55 Million for Energy Storage Projects on Long Island

The collaboration between NYSERDA and PSEG-LI advances progress toward achieving New York’s target of 3,000 mW of energy storage by 2030. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $55 million for energy storage including commercial and residential storage projects on Long Island. This program will be launched with an initial rollout of nearly $15 million in incentives […]

Energy storage is key to the future of power

Renewable energy is an important component of Africa’s economic future and is destined to replace polluting power generation sources such as coal and oil. This transition will be greatly helped by efficient energy storage, which is also quickly dropping in cost. Seydou Kane, Managing Director at Eaton South Africa discusses the importance of storage in […]

Stem Steps Into Grid-Scale Storage With Partnership in Massachusetts

The commercial storage pioneer is building bigger battery systems than ever before. Stem is jumping from behind-the-meter energy storage into the grid-connected battery realm. The decade-old startup, known for using batteries to help commercial customers manage demand charges, just stepped to the front of the meter market. Stem will build 28.2 megawatts/28.2 megawatt-hours of solar-paired […]

Energy storage, EVs boosted by India Budget

India’s newly appointed finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has unveiled the country’s full-year budget that discussed support for lithium battery and electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing, as well as a focus on solar charging infrastructure for EVs. The budget runs up to 31 March 2020, following prime minister Narendra Modi’s recent thumping victory in the world’s largest […]