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Energy storage projects will increase in India for peaking power tariff tenders: Deepak Thakur, CEO – HES at Sterling and Wilson

He added that the firm will expand its portfolio in integrating storage solutions and is positive that the hybrid market will grow with higher renewable energy penetration into the grid The hybrid and energy storage (HES) division, part of the solar power generation company Sterling & Wilson, was launched in 2018. Deepak Thakur, chief executive […]

Exploring the Reasons behind Solis’ Rapid Growth

One More Time, With Feeling: GE’s Latest Approach to Energy Storage

After a long evolution, GE now sees integrating batteries with renewables or gas turbines as its best place to add value. Century-old electric technology company GE kicked off 2019 with yet another reorg. The workhorse Power division was split up, to start. Though still a top supplier of the world’s natural-gas turbines, the division had […]

Generac doubles down on US energy storage with reorganised energy tech division

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 […]

Biden puts US back into fight to slow global warming

The Arizona Battery Explosion Is Changing Conventional Wisdom on Safety

Six months later, GTM gets an exclusive update from APS and Fluence on an event that’s forcing a new look at grid battery engineering. It’s been nearly six months since an explosion ripped through a grid battery near Phoenix and upended the industry’s understanding of the technology’s safety. The McMicken conflagration injured first responders and […]

Generac doubles down on US energy storage with reorganised energy tech division

ERC releases draft rules on commercial operations of distributed, hybrid energy

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has released a draft of the rules that include distributed energy resources and hybrid energy systems as among those that need prior certification from the agency before they can commercially operate. In the draft, which the ERC posted on its website for industry comment, the agency will start issuing a […]

China doubles new renewable capacity in 2020, but continues to builds thermal plants

From Science Project to Money Maker: Energy Storage Hits Inflection Point

Lower costs, more revenue streams and deeper industry experience are making energy storage an integral part of electric grids around the world. In 2014, the vast majority of storage projects Greensmith Energy was working on might have best been described as science projects, often dependent on grants or utility R&D budgets devoted to figuring out […]

Generac doubles down on US energy storage with reorganised energy tech division

GlidePath Took on Storage in Texas. Now It Wants to Add Batteries to Wind

Quinbrook-backed developer will fill batteries with wind power during times of negative pricing in the Southwest Power Pool. Batteries paired with solar plants have gained momentum in sunny locales, but a market for shifting wind generation using battery storage has so far failed to materialize. Developer GlidePath Power Solutions, however, sees a path forward for […]

Generac doubles down on US energy storage with reorganised energy tech division

‘Cheaper Than a Peaker’: NextEra Inks Massive Wind+Solar+Storage Deal in Oklahoma

NextEra will build a combined 700 megawatts for an electric cooperative group in a landmark deal for the hybrid renewables sector. NextEra Energy Resources seems intent on proving that triple hybrid plants can work in the U.S. market. The powerhouse renewables developer contracted this week with Oklahoma-based Western Farmers Electric Cooperative to build the largest […]

Biden puts US back into fight to slow global warming