Energy Storage

LG integrates its storage system with Sunverge to provide grid services, VPP opportunities

LG integrates its storage system with Sunverge to provide grid services, VPP opportunities

November 13, 2019 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

Sunverge, a provider of an industry-leading Distributed Energy Resource (DER) control and aggregation platform, is fully integrating its Sunverge Energy Platform and Infinity intelligent edge controller with the residential Energy Storage System (ESS) from LG Electronics. All of Sunverge’s advanced platform features are now supported and running with the LG ESSRead More

California Energy Commission certifies NeoVolta energy storage system and its LFP battery

California Energy Commission certifies NeoVolta energy storage system and its LFP battery

November 13, 2019 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

The NeoVolta NV14 has been approved by the California Energy Commission (CEC) as a certified energy storage system. To achieve the certification, the NV14 residential energy storage system had to meet or exceed a series of safety and performance standards. The CEC added energy storage systems to its Solar EquipmentRead More

Storm Season is Here: Energy Storage Can Help You Prepare

Storm Season is Here: Energy Storage Can Help You Prepare

November 13, 2019 at 11:15 am 0 comments

In Southern and Eastern parts of the U.S., late summer and fall not only signals the start of college football; it also marks the beginning of storm season. Homeowners in these regions are no strangers to preparing for storms, from trimming tree branches that are too close to windows toRead More

The allure of energy storage in today’s wildfire-ravaged climate

The allure of energy storage in today’s wildfire-ravaged climate

November 13, 2019 at 11:01 am 0 comments

Part IV of Solar Builder’s excellent Countdown to 2020 series about California’s new home solar mandate included this statement: “Speakers at the California Solar Power Expo… expect homebuilders to skip solar-only systems to comply with the Title 24 mandate and go straight to solar + storage systems.” Is that expectationRead More

NEC Energy Solutions integrates Stem’s AI-driven software to simplify large-scale solar + storage deployment

NEC Energy Solutions integrates Stem’s AI-driven software to simplify large-scale solar + storage deployment

November 5, 2019 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

NEC Energy Solutions, headquartered in Westborough, Mass., is partnering with Stem to simplify solar + storage projects. Through a master supply agreement, Stem will resell and integrate its Athena AI platform with NEC’s GSS end-to-end grid storage solution. The agreement will result in a powerful solar + storage solution forRead More

SimpliPhi extends Energize California discounts in response to wildfires, Public Safety Shutoffs

SimpliPhi extends Energize California discounts in response to wildfires, Public Safety Shutoffs

November 4, 2019 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

As a California manufacturer of safe energy storage and emergency power systems, SimpliPhi Power is extending its “Energize California” program — an initiative first introduced in June 2019 in response to statewide “Public Safety Power Shutoffs” (PSPS) announced by PG&E, SCE and SDG&E. The program will now run through DecemberRead More

Allied explains how its lithium batteries can be used to replace lead-acid battery based storage systems

Allied explains how its lithium batteries can be used to replace lead-acid battery based storage systems

November 4, 2019 at 11:41 am 0 comments

Allied says its Lithium-Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries are drop-in-ready for solar + storage  applications. Its turn-key replacement system enables you to convert your lead-acid system to lithium in less than 30 minutes. You can use the same wiring and hook ups as used with your current lead acid system. How itRead More

Extensible Energy launches demand charge reduction training and sales tool for solar installers

Extensible Energy launches demand charge reduction training and sales tool for solar installers

October 30, 2019 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

Extensible Energy has launched a new partner reseller and training program for installers that are expanding into energy storage and efficiency services. Dubbed Extensible Plus, this new platform trains commercial sales and installation professionals on the sales, marketing and technical installation of DemandEx, Extensible Energy’s demand charge reduction software. “TheRead More

Details on large-scale solar + storage dispatch software developed by 8minute Solar Energy, Doosan GridTech

Details on large-scale solar + storage dispatch software developed by 8minute Solar Energy, Doosan GridTech

October 28, 2019 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

8minute Solar Energy has partnered with Doosan GridTech to develop an advanced energy software control solution for dispatching energy from advanced solar photovoltaic plus storage centers (PVS). The new software is in place at the Springbok 3 Solar Farm, part of the 448 MW Springbok solar cluster in Kern County, California,Read More

Long-duration energy storage provider ESS nets $30 million to expand iron flow battery manufacturing

Long-duration energy storage provider ESS nets $30 million to expand iron flow battery manufacturing

October 28, 2019 at 1:20 pm 0 comments

ESS Inc., a manufacturer of long-duration energy storage systems, has secured $30 million in a Series C investment round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures and SoftBank Group’s SB Energy. The new funding will be used to expand and automate the manufacturing process of ESS Inc.’s second-generation iron flow battery technology. TheRead More