virtual power plant

December 2, 2021
Red tape, costs and logistical hurdles for large-scale battery storage and hybrid systems to participate in Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM) will be cut under new Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) rules. 
November 18, 2021
SunPower has launched its ConnectedSolutions virtual power plant (VPP), enabling customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut to earn “hundreds of dollars a year” for allowing utility access to their stored energy during peak demand.
October 25, 2021
Smart energy solutions company Enel X has celebrated being the first demand response service provider in Australia to register in a new opportunity to provide flexibility to the National Electricity Market (NEM). 
October 18, 2021
Virtual power plant (VPP) company Swell Energy and battery storage provider sonnen have both announced deals that will turn thousands of residential solar-powered energy storage systems into valuable resources for their local grid network.
October 15, 2021
AutoGrid has raised US$83.5 million in funding to scale up its virtual power plant (VPP) platform for distributed energy resources (DER) and Leap has raised US$33.5 million to scale and develop its DER software solution.
September 28, 2021
US residential solar company Sunnova and distributed energy resource (DER) controls platform provider AutoGrid will aggregate home battery energy storage systems to provide demand response for California energy supplier Clean Power Alliance (CPA). 
September 17, 2021
Stem Inc is developing what it claimed is the first virtual power plant in South America, aggregating behind-the-meter distributed energy facilities in Chile.
September 10, 2021
News in brief from around the world in energy storage.
August 30, 2021
Tesla’s planned launch of a retail electricity offering to existing customers within the ERCOT service area in Texas will lean heavily on battery storage as well as solar for its expertise, assets and routes to market. 
August 27, 2021
US backup power solutions specialist Generac has embedded ‘Smart Grid Ready’ functionality into some of its products, leveraging its acquisition of distributed energy platform tech company Enbala.

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