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IEEFA report shows utility-scale storage has some serious momentum

IEEFA report shows utility-scale storage has some serious momentum

June 24, 2019 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Momentum is gaining around an industry shift toward utility-scale battery storage systems nationally, finds a report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The report – Advances in Electricity Storage Suggest Rapid Disruption of U.S. Electricity Sector – details upstart storage and storage-expansion projects in Arizona, California,Read More

PXiSE Energy Solutions selected for grid management of 110-MW Pima Solar facility

PXiSE Energy Solutions selected for grid management of 110-MW Pima Solar facility

April 24, 2019 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

PXiSE Energy Solutions, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, announced that its new Active Control Software (ACT) has been installed at Infraestructura Energetica Nova’s S.A.B. de C.V. 110-megawatt (MW) Pima Solar facility in Caborca, Mexico, to help manage the integration of renewable power to the electric grid. Completed by IEnova inRead More

Florida Power and Light set to build world’s largest solar-powered battery system

Florida Power and Light set to build world’s largest solar-powered battery system

April 1, 2019 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Florida Power & Light Co. announced plans to build the world’s largest solar-powered battery system, which will have four times the capacity of the largest battery system in operation. This is part of the utility’s modernization plan to accelerate the retirement of two fossil fuel generation units. The future FPLRead More

Dynapower debuts its next-gen utility-scale energy storage inverters

Dynapower debuts its next-gen utility-scale energy storage inverters

April 1, 2019 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

Dynapower just introduced its next generation utility-scale energy storage inverters. The air-cooled CPS-1500 and CPS-3000 are available in both indoor and outdoor configurations, and work with all battery chemistries. Each feature a high-efficiency, three-level topology designed for both grid-tied and microgrid applications. The Gen 4 CPS inverters also feature Dynapower’sRead More

Consumers Energy outlines new clean energy plan for Michigan, includes 5 GW of solar by 2030

Consumers Energy outlines new clean energy plan for Michigan, includes 5 GW of solar by 2030

March 25, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Consumers Energy and other stakeholders have filed a settlement with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) on the company’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) outlining its Clean Energy Plan for Michigan. Consumers Energy is Michigan’s largest energy provider and the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, providing natural gas and/or electricity toRead More

Cypress Creek Renewables adds PV plant drone inspection services from Raptor Maps

Cypress Creek Renewables adds PV plant drone inspection services from Raptor Maps

March 11, 2019 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

Raptor Maps, a Boston-based software company focused on helping enterprise solar companies adopt drone technology to reduce asset management costs and increase plant production, reached an agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables to support their internal UAS team with data analytics and reports from PV plant inspections. Raptor Maps software willRead More

On the Origin of EPCs: How the EPC-supplier relationship influences the evolution of solar development

On the Origin of EPCs: How the EPC-supplier relationship influences the evolution of solar development

January 29, 2019 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

The evolution of EPCs in the solar industry is truly that — an evolution — and not in the cliché business-speak way. For starters, large-scale solar construction is a cut-throat, survival-of-the-fittest environment. Over the years, risky business models failed and bad technology sunk, while successful concepts adapted to the volatileRead More

Central Florida power generation farm's solar panels point toward the early morning sun. The panels are mounted on moving racks, that follow the sun, maximizing solar collection capabilities.

Florida Power & Light will install ’30 million solar panels’ by 2030 — how does this stack up in the Southeast?

January 17, 2019 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Florida Power & Light Company is the largest energy company in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold, serving more than five million customer accounts or an estimated 10 million+ people across the state of Florida. The investor-owned utility announced plans to install 30 million solarRead More

Bad news: Utility-scale solar dipped in Q3 because of tariffs; Good news: Strong pipeline ahead

Bad news: Utility-scale solar dipped in Q3 because of tariffs; Good news: Strong pipeline ahead

December 13, 2018 at 8:10 am Comments are Disabled

The Section 201 solar tariffs took a toll on utility-scale solar installations in the third quarter according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report for Q3 from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The residential market, meanwhile, continued to stabilize after a down 2017.Read More

Trimark Associates adds new features to its SCADA System for utility-scale solar sites

Trimark Associates adds new features to its SCADA System for utility-scale solar sites

October 4, 2018 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  Trimark Associates, Inc., a leading provider of metering, SCADA, and energy storage technology solutions for the electric power industry, completed software updates for its T1-S SCADA system. With these enhancements, clients can improve their performance management analysis to optimize power generation and profits. The latest T1-S Vantage User InterfaceRead More