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Iron Flow Battery Startup ESS Raises $30M From SoftBank and Breakthrough

The flow battery survivor marks the latest in a series of recent investments in unconventional long-duration storage technologies. Iron flow battery startup ESS raised an additional $30 million to take its technology from pilots to commercial scale. Since 2011, the company has been developing a low-cost, nonflammable long-duration storage technology to compete across domains where […]

Shell Acquires Renewables-Only Power Retailer in UK

Oil major buys Hudson Energy, which supplies 200,000 households with power from renewable PPAs. Oil major Shell acquired another customer-facing electricity and gas provider in the U.K., potentially bolstering its green credentials and renewables procurement expertise in the country. The deal for Hudson Energy, which trades as Green Star Energy, will add 200,000 new customers […]

Sungrow Supplies Argentina’s Largest Solar Plant with 1500Vdc Central Inverter Solutions

CAFAYATE, Argentina: Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced that a 100.1 MWp solar plant utilizing the Company’s 1500Vdc central inverter solutions came online in Cafayate, Salta Province, Argentina, demonstrating the Company’s dedicated contribution to the largest solar plant in one of LATAM’s most booming solar energy regions. The project is located […]

Duke Drops Largest Solar Project in North Carolina Procurement — Its Own

The cancellation of an 80-megawatt project with no financial penalty raises questions about a monopoly utility competing against private developers. Monopolies and market competition can make for uneasy bedfellows. North Carolina completed its first competitive solar solicitation in April, as called for in a major energy compromise the legislature passed in 2017. Unlike almost anywhere […]