Post Tagged with: "solar+storage"

SunPower, Con Edison creating ‘virtual power plant’ via distributed PV + battery systems in New York

SunPower, Con Edison creating ‘virtual power plant’ via distributed PV + battery systems in New York

June 15, 2016 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Beginning this summer, Con Edison and SunPower Corp. will partner on a pilot program to offer solar power systems with battery storage to more than 300 New York homeowners. The aggregation of hundreds of homes with solar power and battery storage will provide the utility with a cost-effective and innovativeRead More

Huge solar + storage system (7 MW) powered by LG Chem

Huge solar + storage system (7 MW) powered by LG Chem

June 13, 2016 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

S&C Electric Co. is making one of the largest solar and energy storage systems in the United States, and to do so, commissioned a 7-MW/3 MWh battery energy system from LG Chem. Commercial operation of the system will be run by its owner Half Moon Ventures (HMV), a renewable energy company, andRead More

Report: Storage can reduce multifamily housing solar project payback by three years

Report: Storage can reduce multifamily housing solar project payback by three years

May 19, 2016 at 9:10 am 2 comments

  A new report demonstrates how battery storage combined with solar systems would lead to significant electric bill savings for both property owners and residents of multifamily affordable rental housing in California. The report is Closing the California Clean Energy Divide, and the findings are particularly important given the recently enactedRead More

Details on Ideal Power’s new SunDial Solar PV string inverter (with bi-directional third port)

Details on Ideal Power’s new SunDial Solar PV string inverter (with bi-directional third port)

May 5, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Ideal Power Inc., a developer of innovative power conversion technologies, introduced its new SunDial solar photovoltaic (PV) string inverter which includes an optional bi-directional 3rd port for direct integration of solar with energy storage during initial installation or any time in the future. The SunDial is a compact, efficient, andRead More

Primer for buying, installing residential solar+storage systems

Primer for buying, installing residential solar+storage systems

April 20, 2016 at 10:00 am 6 comments

Energy storage has emerged as a technology that helps make solar power a winning choice for homeowners, and the rapid evolution of battery chemistries, storage management software and other combining technologies will help drive down cost and drive up value. Where to start at selecting a storage solution can seemRead More

Geli closes $7M investment to scale storage platform and partnerships

Geli closes $7M investment to scale storage platform and partnerships

April 18, 2016 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

Geli, a supplier of software and networking solutions to the energy storage industry, announced the completion of a $7 million Series A funding round led by a prominent clean energy investment office and Shell Technology Ventures. Shell Technology Ventures (STV), the venture division of globally integrated energy company Royal DutchRead More

Is there a PV storage solution between lead-acid and lithium ion?

Is there a PV storage solution between lead-acid and lithium ion?

April 11, 2016 at 12:06 pm 4 comments

Solar-plus-storage is not a new concept — folks have been going off-grid with some PV and a few batteries since the ‘70s. But the concept is trending to the point where many say it is the future of distributed energy and the grid. So, solar-plus-storage is both the past andRead More

Details on the Pika Energy Island system now available for solar-plus-storage projects

Details on the Pika Energy Island system now available for solar-plus-storage projects

April 7, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

It is now the second quarter of 2016, which means that Pika Energy Inc. will begin shipping its new Pika Energy Island systems. “The availability of our newest bi-directional inverter comes at a critical time in the solar PV and distributed energy industry,” said Pika Energy President Ben Polito. “Solar-plus-storage isRead More

Check out the off-grid solar-plus-storage system at the Taft Botanical Gardens

Check out the off-grid solar-plus-storage system at the Taft Botanical Gardens

March 22, 2016 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

SimpliPhi Power and California Solar Electric completed the second phase of an off-grid solar-plus-storage installation at the Taft Botanical Gardens in Ojai, Calif., which are part of an eco resort owned by the non-profit Conservation Endowment Fund. The second phase of the installation included an additional eight PHI2.6 kWh batteriesRead More

Tabuchi Electric opens new hub in U.S. to expand solar-plus-storage development

Tabuchi Electric opens new hub in U.S. to expand solar-plus-storage development

March 22, 2016 at 8:09 am Comments are Disabled

Tabuchi Electric, a well known Japan-based solar-plus-storage manufacturer, announced the opening of its expanded office, training and testing facility in San Jose, Calif. Tabuchi Electric’s 41,493-sq-ft space will be the hub for development and sales of the company’s solar-plus-storage and inverter technologies designed to help U.S. homeowners cut electricity costsRead More