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Energy storage farm could replace Hawaii coal-fired power plant – EQ Mag

HONOLULU : An energy storage farm could replace Hawaii’s last coal-fired power plant that closed in 2022 after 30 years. The AES Corporation coal plant produced up to one-fifth of the electricity on Oahu — the most populous island in the state. Taking it offline meant an end to the 1.5 million metric tons of […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Hawaii, South Korea partnering on $4M experimental solar grid in Kailua-Kona

Hawaii and South Korea are partnering on an experimental type of microgrid technology at a green energy compound in Kailua-Kona, the state announced this week. The solar-plus-storage grid at the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park will have 500 kilowatts of new photovoltaic panels and a 750-kilowatt-hour energy storage system, with an artificial intelligence component. […]

Hydrogen subsidies | Australian solar-to-methanol project secures €24m grant — with half coming from Germany -EQ

Hawaii Will Power Its Clean Grid With 6,000 Home Batteries Installed by Swell Energy

Swell’s largest contract yet comes after lining up $450 million to aggregate residential solar-battery systems to help the grid. Hawaii’s largest utility enlisted a new tool in its quest for a carbon-free electricity system: thousands of batteries installed in people’s homes. Hawaiian Electric won regulator approval for a $25 million plan to harness solar and […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Hannon Armstrong and Clearway Link $950M Solar, Wind and Storage Investment

Nearly 2 gigawatts of existing and new projects from Hawaii and California to Texas and West Virginia. Hannon Armstrong and Clearway Energy Inc. are jointly investing about $950 million in a nearly 2-gigawatt portfolio of existing and new wind, solar and energy storage projects, capping off a year of record-setting U.S. renewables growth with an […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Hanwha Energy secures large-scale solar-plus-storage project in Hawaii

October 27 – South Korea’s Hanwha Energy Corp on Tuesday said it has won the bid to build and operate the Kupehau solar-plus-storage system in a procurement exercise managed by US utility Hawaiian Electric. The Kupehau project will install a 60-MW solar farm and 240 MWh of battery energy storage on the island of Oahu. […]

Hydrogen storages important foundation for solar PV expansion in Europe – German govt scenarios -EQ

Hawaiian Electric Reveals Full List of Winners From Its Big Energy Storage Procurement

The winners range from energy storage stalwarts to relative newcomers to the large-scale battery business. Hawaiian Electric this week revealed the full list of winners from its second large-scale procurement of energy storage and renewables for the islands of Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. The winners run the gamut from major industry players like AES and Engie to […]

Battery Energy Storage Systems: A Clean Energy Solution NY Needs -EQ

Span Raises $10M to Scale Up Deployments of Smart Electrical Panels

Led by a Tesla alum, the California startup looks to tap growing demand for solar and storage in key markets of California and Hawaii. Span.IO, the San Francisco-based startup that makes a smart home electrical panel that can track and control behind-the-meter batteries, rooftop solar inverters, EV chargers and other key household loads via smartphone, […]

Serentica Renewables begins green power supply to Hindustan Zinc from its 180 MW solar project – EQ

7 Projects That Could Put the US Ahead in Floating Offshore Wind

The U.S. is a late arrival to the offshore wind party. But it could play a leading role as floating projects sail toward commercialization. The U.S. is late to the offshore wind party compared to Europe and China. And the injection of new regulatory uncertainty in the shape of permitting delays at Vineyard Wind’s 800-megawatt […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Hawaiian Electric Seeks Bids for 900MW of ‘Dispatchable Renewables,’ Storage and Grid Services

The next round of RFPs will help meet Hawaii’s goal of 100 percent renewables by 2045 and replace two big power plants closing on Oahu and Maui in the next five years. On Thursday, Hawaiian Electric issued a long-awaited request for proposals for about 900 megawatts of renewable energy and energy storage projects. It’s the […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ