Winery Solar System to Offset 95% of Utility Bill, Show Positive ROI in 7 Years

Winery Solar System to Offset 95% of Utility Bill, Show Positive ROI in 7 Years

Monticello Vineyards in Napa, CA, has installed a solar system expected to offset 95% of their utility bill and saving the company thousands each month in electricity costs. The solar PV system, provided and installed by SolarCraft, includes 540 SunPower 327-watt solar panels which will … Read more…

LG Subsidiary to Install Two Energy Storage Facilities on Guam

LG Subsidiary to Install Two Energy Storage Facilities on Guam

Organizations that have experienced intermittent power outages in Guam may see hope in sight. Guam Power Authority (GPA) will install two energy storage systems to help reduce intermittent power outages that Guam has been experiencing. LG CNS, a subsidiary of LG that provides technology consulting and services, … Read more…

World’s Largest Lithium-Ion Battery from Tesla Will Keep Electricity Flowing in South Australia

World’s Largest Lithium-Ion Battery from Tesla Will Keep Electricity Flowing in South Australia

Businesses in South Australia may find themselves plagued by fewer weather-caused blackout issues, now that Tesla has won a government bid to build what would be the world’s largest lithium-ion battery. Tesla says the 100-megawatt energy storage solution will be completed by December, 2017. The … Read more…

Smart Energy Storage Methods Helping Companies Save Money and Power

Smart Energy Storage Methods Helping Companies Save Money and Power

Companies are increasingly turning to intelligent energy storage solutions to reduce emissions, increase energy efficiency and enable renewable energy. According to proudgreenbuilding.com, benefits of intelligent energy storage include: Demand charge reduction – Intelligent energy storage reduces demand for energy from utilities, thus reducing the company’s carbon … Read more…

Lower Cost, Higher Efficiency Drives Hybrid Energy Storage System Market Growth

Lower Cost, Higher Efficiency Drives Hybrid Energy Storage System Market Growth

Commercial and industrial energy users may benefit from the more efficient, cost-effective options available from a hybrid energy storage systems (HESS) over a typical stationary ESS, according to a recent report from Navigant Research. The advantages to deploying an HESS include lower cost, increased system … Read more…

C&I Energy Users in CA, New England Face Potential Shortages this Summer

C&I Energy Users in CA, New England Face Potential Shortages this Summer

Commercial and industrial energy users in California and New England face the potential of reduced power reliability this summer if temperatures remain hot. Natural gas supplies could be tight due to a gas leak in Southern California’s Aliso Canyon, according to Utility Dive. Reliability could … Read more…

Lawmakers Launch Advanced Energy Storage Caucus

Lawmakers Launch Advanced Energy Storage Caucus

U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (R-New York) and Mark Takano (D-California) launched the Advanced Energy Storage Caucus in Congress last week, joined by executives from utilities, developers, and manufacturers of storage technologies – including representatives of the Energy Storage Association, AES Energy Storage, S&C Electric, Stem, and National Grid.

NREL Licenses Forge Nano to Commercialize Patented Li-ion Battery That Won’t Explode and Is Less Costly

NREL Licenses Forge Nano to Commercialize Patented Li-ion Battery That Won’t Explode and Is Less Costly

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Forge Nano – a company that claims to be “inventing the future, one atom at a time” – to commercialize NREL’s patented lithium-ion (li-ion) battery materials and systems capable of operating safely in high-stress environments.

US Navy Submarine Base Signs PPA for Two Fuel Cell Plants

US Navy Submarine Base Signs PPA for Two Fuel Cell Plants

The US Navy’s submarine base in Groton, CT, will soon have long-term power supplied by two power plants from FuelCell Energy. The energy company is working with the submarine base via a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Connecticut Municipal Electric Cooperative, which in turn … Read more…

San Diego Plans to Use Water to Store 500-MW of Energy, Save Ratepayers Money

San Diego Plans to Use Water to Store 500-MW of Energy, Save Ratepayers Money

As San Diegans start to crank up their air conditioners, the city and the San Diego County Water Authority are developing a way to store energy by using water. Water officials said it’s expected to save ratepayers money in the long run, according to a May 4 report by the ABC-TV affiliate KGTV San Diego.

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