San Diego’s Virtual Power Plant: Rescuing the Grid During Peak Demand
SDG&E is using advanced technology to pilot a virtual power plant (VPP) to reduce energy demand in San Diego and put electricity back on the grid during peak hours. Learn how the VPP is connected to customer-owned smart thermostats, rooftop solar, energy storage, and more.
Aug 29, 2023 // Plants, Grids, VPP, virtual power plant, SDG&E
Gogoro's battery-swapping stations in Taiwan are currently virtual power plants
Taiwanese two-wheeler battery exchanging company Gogoro has a strategy to offer power back to Taiwan's electrical grid and also earn money while doing it.
Apr 19, 2023 // Storage, Grids, Taiwan, VPP, Gogoro
China, Malaysia Explore Development of Virtual Power Plants
Last year, SETD, united with universities both in China and Malaysia to come up with a report providing an understanding into the potential for development of and also cooperation prospect of VPP in the two countries. Despite the fact that VPPs are still in a stage of infancy, a number of reports agree that they are the future.
Jan 3, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, TESLA, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, VPP, Shanghai Energy Technology Development, State Power Investment Corporation Limited, State Power Rixin Tech
Sunrun hails first season of virtual power plant in wholesale market
US domestic solar as well as storage carrier Sunrun Inc (NASDAQ: RUN) on Tuesday claimed it has actually finished its first season operating a household virtual power plant (VPP) in a wholesale capacity market in what is a novelty for the United States.
Oct 12, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Sunrun, North America, VPP, Mary Powell
Australian virtual power plant aggregates very first plan of residentially created energy
A virtual power plant (VPP) pilot programme in Western Australia that intends to adjust grid management to support higher uptake of rooftop solar has actually accumulated its first plan of residentially generated energy.
May 5, 2022 // Residential, Rooftop PV, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, Western Australia, VPP, virtual power plant, pilot project, synergy
Virtual power plant professional Swell Energy reveals software application platform ahead of 80MW Hawaii project
Swell Energy, a United States firm being experts in virtual power plant (VPP) projects accumulating property solar PV and also battery storage, has introduced a distributed energy resources administration system (DERMS) software application platform.
Feb 14, 2022 // Plants, Residential, Storage, Software, VPP, virtual power plant, utility, Swell Energy, aggregation, algorithmic optimisation
SUSI Partners purchases 50% risk in Australian residential solar-storage supplier
Swiss fund supervisor SUSI Partners has actually obtained a 50% interest in Starling Energy Group, an Australian installer of incorporated solar PV as well as energy storage space systems for the domestic field.
Dec 13, 2021 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, VPP, virtual power plant, acquisition, SUSI Partners, Starling Energy Group
Dutch installer Zonneplan launches maiden smart grid system that tracks rates in real time
Dutch solar installer Zonneplan has launched its initial 'smart grid' system called that will certainly use customers energy based on real-time rates.
Nov 22, 2021 // Grids, Germany, Europe, VPP, p2p, smart meters, zonneplan
SunPower launches VPP in three US states as it looks for to enhance residential solar offering
United States solar installer SunPower has released its ConnectedSolutions virtual power plant (VPP), allowing SunVault battery energy storage system (BESS) consumers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut to make "thousands of dollars a year" for allowing utility access to their saved power during peak need.
Nov 17, 2021 // Residential, Storage, Grids, USA, SunPower, BESS, North America, VPP, virtual power plant, Peter Faricy
Swell Energy preps solar-plus-storage VPP offer for SCE consumers ahead of wildfire season
Solar-plus-storage is on deal from Swell Energy to Southern California Edison (SCE) customers signing up in its two online power plant (VPP) programs, which are set to improve neighborhood durability.
May 11, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, California, USA, ENERGY STORAGE, solar plus storage, Southern California Edison, North America, VPP, United States, SCE, Swell Energy, Suleman Khan
Victoria legislators release solar aggregation pilot
Lawmakers in Victoria, Australia, have introduced a new solar gathering pilot system, and also have actually asked for power business to end up being partners in the program.
Apr 27, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Policy, Victoria, Australia, Lily D’Ambrosio, Oceania, VPP, virtual power plant, renewable energy zones, solar aggregation
Home solar batteries in Hawaii to provide capability, grid solutions through 80MW virtual power plant
Solar-plus-storage systems at consumers' homes in Hawaii will certainly create a "thorough" virtual power plant (VPP) network on three Hawaiian islands of as much as 6,000 specific systems.
Jan 18, 2021 // Residential, Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, Hawaii, North America, VPP, virtual power plant, Swell Energy, Yoh Kawanami
Sunrun reports 40% rise in solar installs in Q3 as storage space, grid solutions accelerate
United States residential solar leader Sunrun has posted a 40% rise in installs in Q3 2020, keeping in mind that the performance of its sales force has risen throughout the pandemic.
Nov 6, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, TESLA, Sunrun, SunPower, vivint solar, North America, VPP, Flexibility, grid services
Highest possible SEG tariff launched as Tesla Energy Plan increased to solar and also Powerwall systems
As part of its new offering, the Tesla Energy Plan, the tech giant is supplying the highest possible Solar Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs in the UK.
Oct 27, 2020 // Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Tariffs, TESLA, UK, Europe, Octopus Energy, VPP
Sunrun to introduce 300-home solar-plus-storage virtual power plant
US household solar company Sunrun is to aggregate 300 domestic solar-plus-storage installments into a solitary virtual power plant (VPP), declaring it to be one of the US' very first property VPPs.
Jun 18, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, Sunrun, solar-plus-storage, residential, Southern California Edison, North America, VPP, utility, Jill Anderson