PacifiCorp has formalised a long-anticipated shift from coal to solar, wind and battery storage, setting ambitious targets underpinned by a belief in clean energy’s sound economics.
NV Energy has unveiled ambitions for a solar-plus-storage boom over five years, cementing its position among the US players tapping into the increasingly cost-efficient hybrid.
Utility NV Energy has awarded contracts in the US state of Nevada for over 1,000MW of renewable energy projects – including a 420MW-dc solar farm – and has also requested approval for 100MW of energy storage.
NV Energy, the main electric utility for the US state of Nevada, has tendered for more than 300MW of renewable energy in a Request for Proposals that also includes consideration of battery energy storage paired with renewables.
China-headquartered BYD has launched the latest iteration of its B-Box battery energy storage systems, including a high voltage model, into the European market.