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EESI Launches “Access Clean Energy Savings” (ACES)

WASHINGTON: The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) is happy to announce the launch of the Access Clean Energy Savings (ACES) initiative. ACES provides technical assistance to help rural electric cooperatives and public power utilities apply for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Electric Savings Program (RESP), which provides zero-interest 20-year loans for improving […]

Energy Storage for Arkansas Utilities

Two Arkansas utilities are developing solar energy facilities featuring an onsite battery for energy storage, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving Arkansans money. Ozarks Electric Cooperative (OEC), in a trilateral agreement with Today’s Power, Inc. (TPI) and the city of Fayetteville, broke ground in March on two solar power systems with a combined 12-megawatts of […]

Energy Storage for Arkansas Utilities

Two Arkansas utilities are in a race to offer the state’s first solar energy facility featuring an onsite battery for energy storage, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving Arkansans money. Ozarks Electric Cooperative (OEC), in a trilateral agreement with Today’s Power, Inc. (TPI) and the city of Fayetteville, broke ground in March on two solar […]

New York’s latest Innovation Challenge targets long duration energy storage startups

The development of systems capable of storing over six hours of energy economically is being supported in New York with an Innovation Challenge launched by the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Urban Future Lab, a cleantech innovation centre. Also aimed at supporting promising new technologies and business models for electric vehicles (EVs) and their […]

Vehicle-Grid Integration Unlocks TheTrue Potential Of Electric Vehicles And Renewables

The clean energy revolution is bringing new sources of generation onto grids around the world, which is fundamentally shifting the way grids operate. However, the intermittent nature of solar and wind generation require flexible grid technologies like demand response and energy storage at a scale. As grid operators and new energy companies innovate in the […]

Florida Power & Light’s Huge Solar-Plus-Storage System the ‘New Norm’ for Utilities

The NextEra-owned utility’s 409-megawatt Manatee Energy Storage Center will be powered by utility-scale solar. Florida Power & Light, the utility owned by NextEra Energy, said it plans to build a 409-megawatt energy storage project to be powered by utility-scale solar, among the largest battery systems announced to date in the U.S. Expected to be up […]

Florida Power & Light’s Huge Solar-Plus-Storage System the ‘New Norm’ for Utilities

The NextEra-owned utility’s 409-megawatt Manatee Energy Storage Center will be powered by utility-scale solar. Florida Power & Light, the utility owned by NextEra Energy, said it plans to build a 409-megawatt energy storage project to be powered by utility-scale solar, among the largest battery systems announced to date in the U.S. Expected to be up […]

Repsol Invests in Storage Startup Ampere Amid Shift to Cleaner Energy

The Spanish oil company’s backing of Ampere follows Shell’s recent acquisition of German battery company sonnen. Spain’s largest oil and gas company, Repsol, has invested in Spanish battery startup Ampere Energy, in a move to emulate industry peers taking positions in clean energy technologies. Madrid-based Repsol this month put an unspecified amount into Ampere, a […]

Eskom Crisis Worries South African Renewable Energy Power Producers

Renewable energy players fear power-purchase deals could be renegotiated. South Africa’s wind industry this month attempted to deflect a threat to renewable energy interests caused by troubles at state utility Eskom. A renegotiation of terms with successful bidders from the first two rounds of the country’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) would […]