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Residential solar segment beats COVID recovery projection in third quarter

Residential solar segment beats COVID recovery projection in third quarter

December 15, 2020 at 12:01 am Comments are Disabled

U.S. solar companies installed 3.8 gigawatts (GW) of new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Q3 2020, a 9% increase from Q2 installations as the industry experienced a recovery from the worst impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q4 2020 report, released today by theRead More

The Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AEC) is one Stony Brook’s NYSTAR Centers of Excellence that will assist researchers involved in the U.S. Navy-funded program.

Details on microgrid energy resiliency research program funded by U.S. Navy Office of Naval Research

December 9, 2020 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Stony Brook University researchers, in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Lowell, will be investigating ways to make energy generation, storage and system operation more efficient, reliable and resilient, particularly in microgrid settings such as shore-based environments, under a new program funded by the United States Navy Office ofRead More

Unprecedented energy storage growth predicted in Wood Mac’s Q3 U.S. Energy Storage Monitor

Unprecedented energy storage growth predicted in Wood Mac’s Q3 U.S. Energy Storage Monitor

December 2, 2020 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

According to Wood Mackenzie and the U.S. Energy Storage Association’s (ESA) latest ’US Energy Storage Monitor’ report, 476 megawatts (MW) of storage were deployed in Q3 2020. This is an increase of 240% over the previous high, set last quarter.  As noted in the research, the new record for storage is not an anomaly but rather a signRead More

Over 60 percent of new electrical generating capacity added this year is renewable energy

Over 60 percent of new electrical generating capacity added this year is renewable energy

October 28, 2020 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Renewable energy sources have dominated new U.S. electrical generating capacity additions in the first eight months of 2020, according to a review of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by the SUN DAY Campaign. We’re talking 63.3% or 10,445 MW of the 16,499 MW of newRead More

Nearly 40 percent of homeowners are interested in storage, generator backup says Sunrun

Nearly 40 percent of homeowners are interested in storage, generator backup says Sunrun

October 27, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Sunrun Inc. released a study that found COVID-19 has increased energy consumption for the majority of homeowners, causing unique challenges in the event of a power outage. The increased reliance on the home as a place to work and do schooling has led to a surge in power needs, withRead More

Solar price declines will continue in 2020s led by solar module improvements, declining capex

Solar price declines will continue in 2020s led by solar module improvements, declining capex

October 19, 2020 at 11:18 am 1 comment

The global solar industry has experienced tremendous growth in the past decade as the annual demand for solar rose year after year while the cost of solar declined significantly, driven by much cheaper solar modules. Can those price declines continue into the 2020s? New research from Wood Mackenzie says yes,Read More

Evaluating redox flow vs. lithium-ion batteries with IDTechEx Research

Evaluating redox flow vs. lithium-ion batteries with IDTechEx Research

October 7, 2020 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

In this first part of a series of articles from IDTechEx, an overview of the flow batteries characteristics is provided, extrapolated from IDTechEx’s recent report “Redox Flow Battery 2020-2030: Forecast, Challenges, Opportunities”. While Li-ion batteries are dominating the stationary energy storage sector, a growing number of companies are developing differentRead More

Solar-generated electricity expanded by 22 percent the first half of 2020

Solar-generated electricity expanded by 22 percent the first half of 2020

September 28, 2020 at 9:30 am 1 comment

Notwithstanding the coronavirus pandemic, renewable energy sources continue to expand their share of the nation’s energy production and consumption as well as electricity generation, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of data in two reports just released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The latest issue of EIA’sRead More

IHS Markit: Lithium-ion battery cell average cost to fall below $100 per kWh by 2023

IHS Markit: Lithium-ion battery cell average cost to fall below $100 per kWh by 2023

September 23, 2020 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

The average cost of a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cell will fall below $100 per kilowatt hour (kWh) in the next three years, according to a new analysis by IHS Markit. The average cost of a li-ion cell is expected to decline further through the end of the decade, to asRead More

Non-utility solar installations definitely slowed by Covid in Q2, says SEIA, Wood Mackenzie

Non-utility solar installations definitely slowed by Covid in Q2, says SEIA, Wood Mackenzie

September 10, 2020 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. solar market installed 3.5 gigawatts (GW) of new solar PV capacity in Q2 2020, only a drop of 6% from Q1 installations, but that’s propped up by utility-scale projects (71% of total capacity brought online). The U.S. Solar Market Insight Q3 2020 report, released today by the SolarRead More