Post Tagged with: "utility-scale"

Montgomery Solar in Biscoe, NC is a 20MW facility built by O2 emc in 2015 and is running on the MyPV MCI (monitor/control/integrate) family of products by Solar Operations Solutions LLC.

Solar Operations Solutions discusses utility-scale solar innovation, like this new XMFR-Sync Controller

July 22, 2019 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

According to Wood Mackenzie’s Solar Market Insight Report (Q2 2019), there were 1.6 gigawatts of utility-scale solar installed in Q1 2019, accounting for 61 percent of U.S. capacity additions this quarter. According to Brad Micallef, managing director and co-founder of Solar Operations Solutions LLC, this output is equivalent to almostRead More

Highview Power says its CRYOBattery is scalable energy storage up to multiple gigawatts and can go anywhere

Highview Power says its CRYOBattery is scalable energy storage up to multiple gigawatts and can go anywhere

June 27, 2019 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Highview Power, a leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, says it has developed a modular cryogenic energy storage system — the CRYOBattery — that is scalable up to multiple gigawatts of energy storage and can be located anywhere. A bold claim! The company says the technology will set a newRead More

NV Energy reveals plans for 1.2 GW of new solar projects it is building in Southern Nevada

NV Energy reveals plans for 1.2 GW of new solar projects it is building in Southern Nevada

June 25, 2019 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

NV Energy continues to work toward its long-term goal of serving its customers with 100 percent renewable energy, announcing the addition of nearly 1,200 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic generation to be built in the state, along with 590 megawatts of battery storage. The renewable energy will come in theRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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