Energy Storage

EnSync shares insight on Hawaii solar + storage market

EnSync shares insight on Hawaii solar + storage market

August 16, 2017 at 1:07 pm Comments are Disabled

The Hawaii solar +storage market is its own unique beast. Hawaiian Electric Company, the state’s energy utility, faces many modern grid challenges. It has the largest proportion of renewable and distributed energy out of any other utility in the country. In 2016, 26 percent of customer’s electricity demand came from renewableRead More

Meet the Energy Storage Innovation and Champion award winners

Meet the Energy Storage Innovation and Champion award winners

August 11, 2017 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the largest gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, today announced the winners of this year’s ESNA Innovation and Champion Awards. The ESNA Innovation Awards were presented to three energy storage projects that demonstrated excellence and impact in two categories: Centralized StorageRead More

How to find the perfect solar + storage projects (start by looking at the rates)

How to find the perfect solar + storage projects (start by looking at the rates)

August 10, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

At the heart of a solar + storage system is a battery, but that heart can’t beat without its brain — the software layer telling it how to operate. For your customers, regardless of battery manufacturer, the software brain is driven by three possible value streams. Peak demand shaving. ThisRead More

Max Bögl Wind AG promotes water battery as a natural large-scale storage facility

Max Bögl Wind AG promotes water battery as a natural large-scale storage facility

August 8, 2017 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Max Bögl Wind AG will present its products with a globally unique natural storage technology at this year’s Energy Storage North America (ESNA) fair in San Diego. From August 8 to 10, the company will present its water battery at booth 629. With the water battery, Max Bögl Wind AGRead More

SMA leads discussion on utility-scale solar plus storage projects

SMA leads discussion on utility-scale solar plus storage projects

July 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA America recently hosted an exclusive forum to discuss utility-scale storage & PV solutions. The event, which took place in San Francisco during Intersolar, drew a great crowd, and SMA executives talked with customers about the current utility market, opportunities for storage and SMA’s large-scale storage solution. Guests from SiemensRead More

When is the solar-plus-storage era going to get here?

When is the solar-plus-storage era going to get here?

July 25, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

You know how when you can see mountains in the distance, and it looks like they are maybe only a mile or two away but really they are 100 miles away? This is our perception of solar-plus-storage — the most visible topic towering over the industry for the last fewRead More

On the Scene: 11 cool things we saw at Intersolar 2017

On the Scene: 11 cool things we saw at Intersolar 2017

July 18, 2017 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

Another Intersolar has come and gone, but the product innovations, large and small, are here to stay. At least until next Intersolar. If you missed the event, or didn’t have time to see all three floors, here are some products that stood out to us in the exhibit hall. 1.Read More

Delta debuts outdoor energy storage system cabinet at Intersolar

Delta debuts outdoor energy storage system cabinet at Intersolar

July 11, 2017 at 6:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Delta Group launched its Outdoor Energy Storage System (ESS) Cabinet at Intersolar North America, expanding its extensive line of energy storage solutions. Delta ESS Cabinet explained The Delta ESS Cabinet incorporates lithium-ion battery modules, a Battery Management System (BMS), and a built-in HVAC system for thermal management. Boasting a scalableRead More

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Massachusetts sets high bar for 2020 energy storage target

July 10, 2017 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Massachusetts has set a 200 megawatt hour (MWh) energy storage target to be achieved by Jan. 1, 2020. The target, set by the Department of Energy Resources (DOER), builds upon Governor Charlie Baker’s Energy Storage Initiative (ESI), a $10 million commitment to analyze opportunities to support Commonwealth storage companies andRead More

Inverter manufacturer Tabuchi invests in ground-mount developer Nuance Energy

Inverter manufacturer Tabuchi invests in ground-mount developer Nuance Energy

June 26, 2017 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Nuance Energy, the manufacturer of the Osprey PowerPlatform and a developer of distributed ground-mount solar projects, today announced it has received a $3 million investment from Tabuchi Electric Co. LTD. The two companies already have a close working relationship. Nuance Energy, an early North American customer for Tabuchi, has installedRead More