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California Finalizes Plan Shifting Key Energy Storage Incentive Toward Blackout Resilience

State to spend half a billion dollars by 2024 helping vulnerable customers install on-site batteries, a big change for the market. California regulators have finalized plans to direct more than half a billion dollars in behind-the-meter battery incentives over the next four years to customers most at risk of being impacted by the state’s increasingly […]

California Seeks to Shift Major Battery Incentive Toward Fire, Blackout Resiliency

CPUC proposes to spend $613 million of total $1.2 billion SGIP budget through 2024 on battery-solar systems for high-fire-risk customers. Over its 13-year history, California’s Self-Generation Incentive Program has been the state’s primary driver for distributed solar, biomass power systems, fuel cells. and, over the past half-decade or so, behind-the-meter batteries. Now California regulators are […]

Why Is Wind + Storage Getting Short Shrift?

Hybrid plants combining wind, solar and batteries can reliably supply electricity during peak-demand hours, the author writes. Chandu Visweswariah is founding president and CEO of Utopus Insights, a New York-based energy analytics company acquired last year by Vestas. Competitive markets are wonderful crucibles of innovation. With decades of accumulated manufacturing experience for use in portable […]

Moixa Awarded New International Patents for Smart Charging Fleets of Batteries

LONDON : Moixa, the UK based pioneer of smart battery and EV charging software, today announced new patent awards in the United States and Australia covering the company’s innovative technology for aggregating and smart charging batteries to electricity grid signals. The patents complement a growing smart energy IP portfolio and help support the ability of […]

Enphase: Demand for Solar-Battery Systems Could Soar After California Blackouts

Grid woes “will only increase the attach rates for storage” in country’s biggest rooftop solar market, Enphase CEO says. Enphase’s current growth is based around its core solar microinverter business. But in discussing the company’s Q3 earnings Tuesday, CEO Badri Kothandaraman focused on how Enphase’s soon-to-launch integrated energy storage system could aid Californians facing the […]

Log 9 Materials Secures $3.5Mn Funding To Make Aluminium Fuel Batteries For EVs

Bengaluru : based cleantech startup Log 9 Materials, on October 21, announced $3.5 Mn (INR 25.22 Cr) funding in Series A round led by Exfinity Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital India’s accelerator programme Surge. Log 9 Materials will be using this funding for product development, and commercial and industrial deployment of aluminium fuel cell, which […]