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
A new report from the Climate Council finds the market for household batteries tripled in 2017, with more than 20,000 new installations. The year before, just 6750 households put in batteries. The council expects the storage boom to continue as prices drop. The cost of lithium-ion batteries has fallen by 80 per cent over the… Continue reading Australians love batteries. The market tripled in 2017, to 20,000 installations
"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
Energy storage, not only improves the way we generate electricity, and helps during power outages, but also, it can balance the power supply and demand immediately. Traditionally, in order for utilities to handle any extra (peak) load, or outage, they have to start extra facility which of course costs utility companies lots of money. By… Continue reading Energy storage: A “front page news” market worth $4 billion in 2-3 years
Arizona is sending a message that clean energy leadership doesn't exist in "the coastal states only such as Texas, California and New York". GTM, reported. In a strong introduction to an "Energy Modernization Plan", aiming to produce one of the cleanest energy mixes in the nation, Andy Tobin, the Arizona Corporation commissioner said: "For nearly a… Continue reading “This is Western people doing things and setting lofty goals and reaching them”. Arizona is trying to be the engine in the train of clean energy