Orange and Rockland Utilities, the largest electric utility company in New York, will collaborate with Tesla on a new energy storgae project. The Project will "develop and test methods for how to mitigate storage implementation barriers, in order to support the acceleration of wide-spread storage deployment in New York." The project proposal was submitted for approval… Continue reading After many success in Australia, Tesla is moving back home to NY
"Storage has always been a key component of an electricity system and pumped hydro allows renewable electricity to be stored and used when required, without introducing carbon into the equation." That is what Deion Campbell, the CEO of Tilt Renewables, said. Tilt Renewables is a leading developer, owner and manager of renewable energy generation assets (in) Australia and… Continue reading Because “Storage of renewable energy is the future”, Australia wants to lead the world in the development of storage technology
According to the New York Times, "Saudi Arabia aims to invest up to $7 billion to develop seven new solar plants and a big wind farm". The country is planning for renewables share as much as 10 percent of its power generation by the end of 2023. The government signed this week a contract… Continue reading Saudi Arabia is plowing money into renewable energy. Developers are watching!
South Australia and Tesla already delivered the world's biggest battery. Now they want to build the world's largest virtual power plant. They want to use people's homes as a way to generate energy for the South Australian grid. According to AFP, Tesla said in a statement that "the virtual power plant would have 250 megawatts of solar… Continue reading Musk will turn 50,000 Australian homes into the world’s largest virtual power plant
Few days after the Trump administration unveiled tariffs of up to 30% on imports of solar panels, JinkoSoalr, a global solar leader from China, with over 15,000 employees across its 8 productions facilities globally, today, announced that "its wholly-owned subsidiary, JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. (“Jinko U.S.”), has signed a major master solar module supply agreement to provide 1.75… Continue reading The Chinese are getting the message
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) new report which was released on January 13, 2018, during the 8th IRENA annual meeting in UAE, says that renewable energy is now cheaper source of electricity generation than traditional fossil fuels. IRENA, the agency which promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, highlights… Continue reading The latest trends for each of the main renewable power technologies
In a press release, SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects, announced that they have received "Development Approval", from South Australia Government, which will enables SolarReserve to construct the $650 million "Aurora Solar Energy Project", a 150 megawatt solar thermal power station that will be located 30 kilometers north of Port Augusta. This… Continue reading After powering up the world’s largest lithium-ion battery, South Australia is hosting the world’s largest solar thermal power plant