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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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Because “Storage of renewable energy is the future”, Australia wants to lead the world in the development of storage technology

"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

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Musk will turn 50,000 Australian homes into the world’s largest virtual power plant

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

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Energy storage: A “front page news” market worth $4 billion in 2-3 years

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

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“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

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

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Trump administration seeks 72% renewable energy office’s budget cut

According to a draft budget proposal "obtained by the Washington Post", the Trump administration will ask Congress "for major budget cuts to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs". This is another bad news for the US renewable energy after the last week Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels. The current budget of the… Continue reading Trump administration seeks 72% renewable energy office’s budget cut