EDPR Secures 15-Year PPA for 100 MW New California Solar Park
EDPR with as well as Redwood Coast Energy Authority have actually carried out a 15-year PPA for 100 MW for the Sandrini Sol 1 Solar Park in Kern County, California.
May 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, California, USA, PPA, North America, Miguel Prado, International, EDPR, RCEA, Matthew Marshall
Battery Ventures Obtains Specialty Products Provider Goodfellow
Battery Ventures, a technology-focused investment firm, has obtained Goodfellow, a professional vendor of high-grade materials for research and development, prototyping and specialized manufacturing. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Sep 30, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Battery Ventures, Goodfellow, Jesse Feldman, Simon Kenney, Specialty Materials Supplier
Coupling pumped hydro with renewables and other storage technologies
The combination of pumped hydro with other storage technologies can increase renewables penetration, improve operational safety and reduce maintenance costs at large-scale hydropower plants, according to new research. The study also focuses on techniques to determine the optimal size of renewables-based pumped hydro storage systems. Costs for hybrid solar-pumped hydro projects currently range from $0.098/kWh to $1.36/kWh.
Dec 5, 2019 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Sweden, Poland, Europe, shanghai, Jiao Tong University, pumped hydro, Mälardalen University, AGH University of Science and Technology
3 Startups With Solar, Storage Tech Selected for GameChanger Accelerator
The Shell GameChanger Accelerator Powered by NREL has actually revealed 3 brand-new start-ups associated with solar as well as storage space innovations are to join the program
May 4, 2020 // Technology, NREL, shell, startup, International, Martin Keller, GameChanger Accelerator, Adam Duran, Haibin Xu
A much more efficient means to discover a much more reliable battery
The rate of development in the renewable energy sector is restricted not only by the technology to catch energy from the sun, the wind, the seas or the Earth's convected heat, however additionally by the capacity to properly keep and also deploy that energy after it has been utilized.
Sep 10, 2021 // Technology, Storage, USA, North America, Vijay Ramani, Washington University, Kritika Sharma
California firm contracts ‘astoundingly’ cheap solar-plus-storage pipeline
The US state of California has witnessed yet another claim of ultra-low solar prices, recorded in the context of a major contracting exercise by a community energy group.
Oct 1, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Tariffs, California, USA, Nick Chaset, EBCE, sPower, pv power plants, solar-plus-storage, BESS, North America, 8minutenergy, terra-gen, 8minute Solar Energy
Free batteries for low-income houses to fight California blackouts
Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich claims storage is "critical for equity"-- as well as putting even more standalone storage on the grid suggests much less electricity experiencing cables in wildfire-prone areas.
Aug 25, 2020 // Storage, USA, Sunrun, North America, Lynn Jurich, GRID Alternatives
PG&E Poised to Expand Energy Storage Capacity by 423 MW
PG&E has actually asked for authorization of 5 power storage space projects amounting to 423 MW, in a declaring with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).
May 21, 2020 // Storage, California, USA, ENERGY STORAGE, BESS, North America, International, PG&E, Fong Wan
Largest solar power stations in Mexico
Top biggest solar photovoltaic power stations in Mexico. (Updated 19 July 2021) See also: Solar Installers in Mexico Solar power stations, PV farms
Apr 5, 2022
First-half solar funding fell by a quarter as Covid-19 little bit
The current PV financing report released by Mercom Capital had solar investment dropping virtually entirely across the board with the number of new solar funds introduced in the last 3 months providing an unusual piece of excellent information.
Jul 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Market Research, California, USA, Arizona, Engie, Virginia, Asia, Singapore, North America, Taiwan, covid-19, Arkansas, United States, Mercom Capital
Hannon Armstrong Invests in 1.6 GW Renewable Energy Portfolio Developed and also Managed by Clearway Energy Group
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (" Hannon Armstrong") (NYSE: HASI), a prominent financier in environment services, today introduced a favored equity investment in an approximately 1.6 gigawatt (GW) onshore wind and also utility-scale solar portfolio established and also handled by Clearway Energy Group, one of the largest developers and also operators of tidy power in the United States with a pipe of 9 GW of renewable energy through 2022.
Dec 23, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Hannon Armstrong, Jeffrey W. Eckel, Clearway Energy Group, Craig Cornelius
Global cooperation saved countries $67 billion in photovoltaic panel production costs
To reduce the carbon emissions that are driving climate adjustment and meet climate targets, the world will certainly require to deploy renewable energy at an unprecedented speed and scale. Solar power promises to play a crucial role in accomplishing a sustainable, low-carbon power future, especially if the cost of manufacturing continues to decline as it has over the last 40 years.
Oct 27, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, solar panel, John Helveston, Gang He, Michael Davidson
Energy without borders
Germany has long been a global leader in driving acceptance of clean technologies through its progressive energy policies and regulations. Its influence in addressing climate change extends well beyond its borders, and the country is taking an active role to support the global energy transition through international cooperation. Germany has bilateral energy partnerships with approximately 20 countries, and its strong partnership with California is focused on creating a route to the future – a carbon-neutral one. State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy Andreas Feicht met with pv magazine to discuss the country’s partnership with California, and its journey toward decarbonization.
Oct 10, 2019 // Opinions, Solar, Solar to Fuel, California, USA, Germany, Europe, North America, Andreas Feicht, Solar to Fuel, Solar to Hydrogen, Producing Hydrogen, Hydrogen from renewable, Renewable fuels
Solar Roof tiles Continue to make slow, steady progress
Solar shingles, or solar roof tiles, are made from slim photovoltaic (PV) sheets that either overlay or replace the existing shingles on a roof. They absorb sunlight as well as convert it into electricity.
Mar 14, 2022 // Manufacturing News, LONGi, solar roof tiles, GAF Energy, solar shingles, Timberline Solar™, Visaka ATUM, Visaka industries, Wedge Roofing
Early adopters approve of NREL instant solar permitting software application SolarAPP
In late 2020, NREL launched a no-cost, no-touch software application system for cities as well as areas across the country to improve roof solar permits, called SolarAPP (Solar Automated Permit Processing). SolarAPP automates what can be a time-consuming and tedious review process for city governments, which typically postpones solar advancement on the grid.
Feb 18, 2021 // Software, USA, NREL, North America, SolarAPP, Jeff Cook, Scott Clark, Geoff Simmons, Carla Blackwell