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Live at SPI: Opening panel covers ITC, financing and what’s next (and best) for solar

Live at SPI: Opening panel covers ITC, financing and what’s next (and best) for solar

September 15, 2015 at 10:40 am 1 comment

The 2015 Solar Power International conference kicked off with a stellar panel discussion that covered all of the big picture issues facing the industry today: the ITC, the Clean Power Plan, financing and the new technologies that might best supplement the solar industry going forward. Here are some notes andRead More

Residential Solar Energy Storage Market to Reach 900 MW in 2018

Residential Solar Energy Storage Market to Reach 900 MW in 2018

November 12, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

The global market for grid-connected residential photovoltaic (PV) solar installations coupled with energy storage is predicted to grow tenfold to reach more than 900 megawatts (MW) in 2018, up from just 90 MW in 2014, according to new analysis from IHS Technology. This expanding opportunity for PV companies and batteryRead More

SolarCity to Install New Smart Solar Energy Storage Systems at California Schools

SolarCity to Install New Smart Solar Energy Storage Systems at California Schools

November 4, 2014 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Burton School District, in the heart of California’s sundrenched San Joaquin Valley, will house combined solar and energy storage systems from SolarCity. The district will install solar and DemandLogic, SolarCity’s smart energy storage system for businesses, to generate and store its own clean, renewable electricity at eight schools – the largestRead More

Enphase Energy Enters Into Solar Energy Storage with AC Battery

Enphase Energy Enters Into Solar Energy Storage with AC Battery

October 21, 2014 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Enphase Energy Inc. announced today its Enphase AC Battery, an advanced energy storage solution with a modular, plug-and-play storage device fully integrated with the just-introduced Enphase Energy Management System. Based on a distributed architecture, the AC Battery is a safe, reliable and easy-to-install storage solution, designed for residential and commercial applications. TheRead More

Panasonic to Construct 68 Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations in San Francisco

Panasonic to Construct 68 Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations in San Francisco

October 21, 2014 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company announced it is providing engineering, construction and procurement services to Powertree Services Inc. to build 68 electric vehicle charging stations at multi-unit residential properties in San Francisco. Construction has begun on the stations, which link together key energy services to provide value for property owners, tenants, EV driversRead More

Stem, Kyocera Solar Launch Energy Storage Solution

Stem, Kyocera Solar Launch Energy Storage Solution

October 14, 2014 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Stem Inc., a leader in advanced energy technology, today announced it has teamed with Kyocera Solar Inc., a provider of innovative solar power solutions, to offer an integrated solar photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage solution for commercial power users. The new solution automatically reduces demand on the electric utility grid,Read More

Oshawa Power, Panasonic Eco Solutions Kick Off Canadian PV + Energy Storage Project

Oshawa Power, Panasonic Eco Solutions Kick Off Canadian PV + Energy Storage Project

August 5, 2014 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Oshawa Power and Panasonic Eco Solutions, together with select strategic technology partners including Tabuchi Electric Co. of Japan and with support from the City of Oshawa, have today kicked off an innovative solar PV and energy management pilot project in the City of Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. The project will involveRead More

Eaton Releases New Energy Storage Grid-Tied Inverters

Eaton Releases New Energy Storage Grid-Tied Inverters

February 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Power management company Eaton today announced the release of its new 2- and 2.25-MW Power Xpert energy storage grid-tied inverters. Designed to increase electrical resiliency in utility-scale applications, the inverter works with a wide variety of battery chemistries to store and transmit power when needed. The robust inverter design alsoRead More

Nonprofit Group Says Solar, Energy Storage Can Protect Cities

Nonprofit Group Says Solar, Energy Storage Can Protect Cities

February 12, 2014 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

To become more resilient in the face of severe weather events, communities should rely on proven distributed energy technologies like solar with energy storage to protect residents during power outages, according to a new report released today by the nonprofit Clean Energy Group (CEG). In a blueprint for how aRead More

Energy Storage to Become Key Part of Microgrid Deployments in Future

Energy Storage to Become Key Part of Microgrid Deployments in Future

February 4, 2014 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

The microgrid market is expected to expand rapidly over the next 10 years, bringing with it increased demand for energy storage associated with these systems. Energy storage systems (ESSs) deliver services to microgrids similar to the services that ESSs deliver to the traditional grid: resource optimization (fuel, solar photovoltaic, wind),Read More