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California Demands 3.3GW of New Resources as Grid Shortfall Looms

Procurement is a boon for solar-storage, demand response and other clean resources, and could forestall last-ditch option of keeping coastal gas plants open. California regulators have approved a 3.3-gigawatt “all-source” procurement that will pit new renewables, energy storage, demand response and other clean resources against natural gas-fired power plants in a race to meet what […]

ABB unveils modern production plant for energy storage systems in Baden

ABB is making energy storage systems for railways, e-buses/trolleybuses and e-trucks at a new production facility in Baden. The energy storage systems help reduce emissions and increase energy efficiency. Future uses include applications in trolleybuses in several Swiss cities ABB officially opened its new plant for energy storage systems for mobility applications today in Baden, […]

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 […]

Acciona Supersizes Solar and Storage Efforts With Big US Acquisition

“Zero to 60” investment: Spanish developer buys a 4-gigawatt solar and storage project pipeline. Spanish renewables developer Acciona has acquired 3 gigawatts of solar and 1 gigawatt of storage projects currently under development in the U.S. by Nebraska-based Tenaska. The deal announced Monday will see Acciona aiming to complete eight solar projects totaling around 1,200 […]

NEC to Develop Energy Storage Systems with Cells from Ambri Inc.

WESTBOROUGH & MARLBOROUGH, Mass : NEC Energy Solutions (NEC) and Ambri today announced they have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) in which NEC will design and develop an energy storage system based on Ambri’s Liquid Metal Battery technology. NEC will employ its proprietary AEROS® energy storage operating system and controls to optimize system performance […]