Articles tagged with: Island Grid

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Why Hawaii is - and isn’t - the perfect test bed for solar-plus-storage

Why Hawaii is - and isn’t - the perfect test bed for solar-plus-storage

15 Feb 2016, 10:00
• By Andy Colthorpe

Hawaii has been namechecked as a ‘test bed’ for how grids can migrate to higher levels of PV penetration so often it has become something of a cliché. Stem’s VP for Hawaii operations, Tad Glauthier tells ESN about the projects that are going on, which lessons might be transferable to other regions - and which might not.

Interviews
An interview with ESA conference award winner Saft

An interview with ESA conference award winner Saft

4 Jun 2015, 17:09
• By Andy Colthorpe

Last week the US Energy Storage Association (ESA) hosted its annual conference and exhibition in Dallas, Texas. Andy Colthorpe spoke to Jim McDowall of battery and energy storage system provider Saft, which won the show’s Outstanding Acheivement Award.

Faroe Islands storage project to provide commercial grid services

Faroe Islands storage project to provide commercial grid services

15 Apr 2015, 12:45

The remote Faroe Islands in northern Europe are to benefit from a major energy storage system, which as well as helping integrate renewable energy sources, will also operate on a commercial basis providing grid balancing and other ancillary services.