The Swiss battery firm claims that the project will be the largest solar-plus-storage facility in the Caribbean.
Growth across the board is driven by falling costs, an increased public understanding of energy storage's benefits, and favourable state policies and residential programs in California, Hawaii, and Vermont, according to the report's authors.
Firm's Sonrisa Solar Park will supply local utility San Jose Clean Energy under 20-year PPA, bringing Portuguese giant closer to renewable roll-out targets.
Dominion Energy Virginia has signed off on four battery storage pilot projects to help open avenues for additional energy storage technology needed to support the company's boost in renewables and to improve grid reliability.
Q CELLS has expanded the reach of its home energy storage product, launching the solution in the UK and Irish markets.
Federal universities in Nigeria have welcomed the commissioning of the first megawatt-scale solar hybrid project that will reduce dependence on fossil fuels and the grid and are expected to be rolled out at every such institution in the country.
The US state of Georgia’s fledgling energy storage market took another step forward with the ceremonial switch on of Georgia Power’s ‘Smart Neighbourhood’ in Atlanta.
The state-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) issued at the beginning of the month a tender for 1,200MW of renewable power that can be used to alleviate peak demand issues on the grid, in effect mandating the use of energy storage systems (ESS).
With energy storage poised to take off in New York from both a deployment and industry growth perspective to meet ambitious state targets, the New York Power Authority has said it will build a grid-scale lithium battery storage demonstration project.
A new subsidy scheme for residential solar-plus-storage installs is now live in Bavaria.
BloombergNEF has predicted an exponential multiplying of non-pumped hydro energy storage installations around the world, culminating in nearly 3,000GWh of deployments by 2040.
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ENGIE Storage will supply and operate a 19 MW / 38 MWh portfolio of six energy storage sites that will contribute to the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target Program and be active in ISO-New England wholesale markets.
Tesla has launched a 3MWh ESS ‘Megapack’, promising a quick turnover even for gigawatt-scale projects.
Glendale Water & Power's original proposal, which consisted primarily of thermal generation and battery storage, was rejected last year.
Wärtsilä remains tight-lipped on the exact location of a hybrid power plant including 100MW / 100MWh energy storage in Southeast Asia which will “leverage abundant wind and solar resources”.