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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 […]

Candela renewables start construction on the first project, breaks ground with partner naturgy’s first u.s.-based project

California Proposes $100M in Energy Storage Incentives to Boost Wildfire Resiliency

An incentive carve-out for high-fire-risk areas could boost uptake among customers most likely to want solar-storage systems. California regulators want to direct $100 million in state energy storage incentives to a new class of disadvantaged customers: those living in parts of the state at the highest risk of deadly wildfires. The California Public Utilities Commission […]

UN calls for ‘global coalition on battery storage’ – EQ Mag Pro

Why Long Island Could Become New York’s First Energy Storage Hot Spot

The region stands to benefit from storing renewable power, and $55 million of new incentives could get the market going. It can be hard to keep up with the steady drumbeat of energy storage policy updates emanating from the Northeast, and New York in particular, but last week’s announcement of $55 million allocated for Long […]

UN calls for ‘global coalition on battery storage’ – EQ Mag Pro

Eversource Wants to Back Up an Entire Rural Town With Batteries Large and Small

Can grid resiliency finally pay for itself? New England utility Eversource wants to deploy energy storage to back up an outage-prone New Hampshire town, while saving customers money. The 18,070 residents of Westmoreland rely on a single radial power line to deliver electricity through the forested, rural surroundings. Ice storms and heavy snowfall regularly knock […]

Maoneng receives Mornington Peninsula battery grid connection assessment approval – EQ Mag Pro

Sunrun: Localized Solar and Batteries Reduce Grid Fire Risk

Distributed energy can decrease sag on distribution wires and provide local power if the broader grid goes down, the company argues. California is scrambling to prevent a repeat of deadly wildfires caused by the electrical grid, and Sunrun wants to help. The home solar and storage installer argues in a report out today that these […]

Candela renewables start construction on the first project, breaks ground with partner naturgy’s first u.s.-based project