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New Jersey clean energy bills still ‘on Governor’s desk’

New Jersey clean energy bills still ‘on Governor’s desk’

17 May 2018, 14:20

Solar industry veteran and PV Tech blogger Edgar A. Gunther was told by the New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s office that clean energy legislation proposed for the state is “on his desk” but appear to be no closer to receiving his approval.

Convergent buys up 40MW of flywheels in New York and Pennsylvania

Convergent buys up 40MW of flywheels in New York and Pennsylvania

8 May 2018, 13:26

Convergent Energy + Power, a US-Canadian project developer which has attracted investment from the venture capital arm of Statoil, has acquired 40MW of flywheel energy storage already in operation in grid-balancing markets in New York State and Pennsylvania.

Rick Perry’s DOE thinks 100 hours of energy storage is the answer

Rick Perry’s DOE thinks 100 hours of energy storage is the answer

8 May 2018, 12:48

The US government Department of Energy is funding research into storing energy for periods of between 10 and 100 hours, announcing last week that “up to US$30 million” will be available through the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).