Energy, Energy Storage, GE Energystorage, GE Reservoir

GE’s Reservoir: Energy storage platform to help meet the energy industry’s rapidly changing needs

GE Power, the world leader in power generation, announces "Innovative Energy Storage Platform" called the Reservoir this week. As per GE press release, the Reservoir can "integrates across the Grid to enable customers to increase Renewables integration, improve financial performance, enhance grid operations, reduce energy costs and enable more distributed, local generation". Last year, GE… Continue reading GE’s Reservoir: Energy storage platform to help meet the energy industry’s rapidly changing needs

Energy, Energy Storage, Innovations, International Energy News, renewable, Solar, Solar Energy, US Solar Industry

Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

https://youtu.be/tvLwpEjCf28 The $100 million appropriated by the Hawaii State Legislature helped to cool down 1,190 classrooms to date, with contracts set for more than 1,300 classrooms. The governor ordered the Hawaii State Department of Education to cool down the class rooms without increasing its energy bills, and Tesla's Powerwall was the answer. Tesla installs 300 Powerwalls to… Continue reading Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

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NREL Report Challenges Engineers to Design Better Solar Products

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) just released a report (Cost-Reduction Roadmap for Residential Solar Photovoltaics, 2017–2030) suggesting that residential rooftop solar could reach a very affordable and unsubsidized $0.05/kWh LCOE (Levelized Cost of Energy) by 2030. The study begins with the premise that annually, 3.3 million homes will either be built or re-roofed -… Continue reading NREL Report Challenges Engineers to Design Better Solar Products

Energy, International Energy News, Renewable trends

Australia and the US to launch an Australia-U.S. Energy Partnership

In a joint press release by the United States of America and Australia, the leaders of Australia and the United States announced that they will launch an Australia-U.S. Strategic Partnership on Energy in the Indo-Pacific. The partnership aligns the goals of Australia’s Foreign Policy White Paper and the U.S. National Security Strategy, including to promote regional… Continue reading Australia and the US to launch an Australia-U.S. Energy Partnership

Energy, Energy Storage, Entrepreneur, Innovations, International Energy News, renewable, Renewable trends, South Australia Renewables

The energy audit of Tesla battery in Australia by respected energy analyst exceeds expectations

The February 2018 electricity update of the Australia Institute’s Climate & Energy program, an independent public policy think tank based in Canberra, has released the latest electricity update of its National Energy Emissions Audit with a review of the performance of the South Australian 'big battery'. The Audit was written by the respected energy analyst Hugh Saddler.… Continue reading The energy audit of Tesla battery in Australia by respected energy analyst exceeds expectations

Energy, International Energy News, renewable, Texas, US Wind Energy, Wind Energy

Nike is going 100% renewable with new 86MW wind farm in Texas

In a press release by Nike news last month, the company announced that it has signed its second major wind contract with Avangrid Renewables — this time for 86 megawatts of Texas wind power. With this agreement, Nike will source 100% renewable energy  and "will continue to drive collaboration to accelerate a low-carbon growth economy.” "This… Continue reading Nike is going 100% renewable with new 86MW wind farm in Texas