Post Tagged with: "virtual power plant"

Big deal: Sunrun and SCE team up on virtual power plant program

Big deal: Sunrun and SCE team up on virtual power plant program

June 22, 2020 at 10:50 am 1 comment

Sunrun and Southern California Edison (SCE), the largest utility in Southern California and the country as a whole, are teaming up to launch a virtual power plant. The partnership between Sunrun and SCE will demonstrate how residential rooftop solar and batteries support California’s ongoing transition to clean, reliable, locally-generated electricity.Read More

This virtual power plant demo in Louisiana tests a cool, new solar, storage platform

This virtual power plant demo in Louisiana tests a cool, new solar, storage platform

May 28, 2020 at 9:48 am 0 comments

Heila Technologies is deploying intelligent energy storage+solar systems at a demonstration project in Shreveport, La., using SimpliPhi Power technology, with the support of Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (AEP) company. The demo will aggregate distributed energy resources and empower SWEPCO to manage these assets as an optimized fleet.Read More

The role of inverters in the rise of virtual power plants

The role of inverters in the rise of virtual power plants

April 15, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A virtual power plant (VPP) is a network of distributed energy sources aggregated into a single cloud-based point of control at the utility. When distributed energy generation sources are coupled with storage (like a group of solar homes), greater possibilities for cost reduction and revenue generation emerge. As part ofRead More

What will make green energy sharing a reality this decade?

What will make green energy sharing a reality this decade?

April 8, 2020 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar energy is becoming increasingly more prevalent in our society as we look for more sustainable forms of energy. However, change has been slow: Focused on the short-term, consumers simply don’t see the long-term advantages of switching to green solutions. Could peer-to-peer energy sharing finally change the tide in favorRead More

SunPower offering localized, solar energy at lower prices to New England homeowners through virtual power plant after auction bid win.

SunPower to aggregate residential customers in New England as a virtual power plant

March 16, 2020 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower recently executed on its plan toward becoming an energy services provider when it was selected to deliver close to 11 MWdc of solar power in New England as a result of the region’s 14th Forward Capacity Auction (FCA 14). The auction is held annually to ensure that the sixRead More

Four key indicators to identify virtual power plant markets

Four key indicators to identify virtual power plant markets

January 23, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Virtual power plants (VPPs) are moving from concept to broad deployment throughout many countries worldwide, aiming to get the most out of distributed energy resources (DERs) in these regions. Recent efforts include Statkraft’s 1-GW VPP in the United Kingdom, Tesla’s 250-MW VPP in South Australia, and China’s first VPP, theRead More

Sunrun brings Brightbox solar, battery, virtual power plant services to Vermont

Sunrun brings Brightbox solar, battery, virtual power plant services to Vermont

August 28, 2019 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Sunrun Inc. is bringing its Brightbox home solar, battery service and virtual power plant aspirations to customers in Vermont starting this month. Vermont households can get Sunrun’s solar-powered home battery, Brightbox, for no money down and a low monthly rate, plus possibly enroll with Sunrun in Green Mountain Power’s (GMP)Read More

Utah’s Rocky Mountain Power to manage a virtual power plant apartment community (using sonnen storage systems)

Utah’s Rocky Mountain Power to manage a virtual power plant apartment community (using sonnen storage systems)

August 27, 2019 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A partnership between sonnen, the Wasatch Group and Rocky Mountain Power will form a first-of-its-kind Virtual Power Plant (VPP) in the U.S. — a network of solar powered battery storage systems that will be fully managed by Rocky Mountain Power, the local utility, for the greater good of the communityRead More

Navigant: Virtual power plants to show annual growth of 48 percent over next decade

Navigant: Virtual power plants to show annual growth of 48 percent over next decade

August 19, 2019 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Virtual power plants (VPPs) are part of a growing trend in which the intelligent aggregation and optimization of distributed energy resources (DER) can provide the same essential services as a traditional 24/7 centralized power plant. VPPs can help transform formerly passive consumers into active prosumers through the integration and optimizationRead More