Tag: solar-plus-storage

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Enlight commissions solar-plus-storage projects in Israel as market liberalises

September 14, 2023

Via: Energy Storage News

Renewable energy firm Enlight has commissioned two solar-plus-storage projects in Israel in the last few weeks, totalling 71MWh of energy storage capacity. Enlight Renewable Energy has put the 17MW PV, 31MWh Arad Valley 1 project into commercial operation, it announced […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Large Solar-Plus-Storage Project Underway in California Desert

February 9, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

Construction of a major solar-plus-storage installation in California has been approved by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The Desert Quartzite project, sited on about 3,000 acres near Blythe in eastern Riverside County, will feature a 300-MW solar array […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

Microgrid offsets diesel to power a rural Alaskan village

April 19, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A hybrid solar-plus-storage microgrid will replace some of the power generated by diesel in a remote community above the Arctic Circle in Alaska. The microgrid features a 225kW solar array and a 250 kW/384 kWh lithium-ion battery system that serve […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

10 projects to watch in the solar-plus-storage pipeline

April 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

As the U.S. works to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, energy demand continues to increase. Developers and utilities continue to increase renewable energy, including solar generation, in the national energy mix to meet the demand. Today approximately three percent of […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Engie secures capital for 70MW distributed solar and solar-plus-storage portfolio

December 9, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Engie North America has partnered with renewables investor Hannon Armstrong to secure US$172 million in funding for a portfolio of distributed solar and solar-plus-storage projects in the US. The deal will allow for the financing of a portfolio with a […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Hawaiian Electric backs new solar-storage projects to ‘significantly advance’ energy transformation

September 17, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Hawaiian Electric has submitted eight contracts representing nearly 300MW of solar energy generation and about 2,000MWh of energy storage to be built on the islands of O’ahu and Maui. The investor-owned utility has sent the contracts to the Public Utilities […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SMA Solar hits record inverter shipments in 2019 on second half year surge

February 7, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Major PV inverter manufacturer, SMA Solar Technology surprised with better than guided 2019 financial results as a surge in shipments and sales tool place in the second half of the year. Having previously guided only modest growth from a loss […]

Commercialization, Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US earmarks US$125.5 million of government money for solar R&D

February 6, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The US Department of Energy (DoE) announced on Wednesday a US$125.5 million package for a range of advanced solar R&D initiatives. The funding will go towards research focused on grid resiliency, solar-plus-storage, cybersecurity, manufacturing, artificial intelligence, concentrated solar power (CSP) […]

News and Policies, State

US industry acts to unblock disputed 584MW solar pipeline

August 12, 2019

Via: PV Resources

A dispute holding up a solar project backlog of nearly 600MW in Michigan is now one step closer to resolution, under a truce brokered with the help of industry representatives. Last Friday, US solar body SEIA urged the Michigan Public […]

News and Policies, World

U.S. set to overtake South Korea in 2019 as world’s largest grid-connected battery energy-storage market

May 22, 2019

Via: Power Engineering

The United States in 2019 will become the world’s largest market for grid-connected battery energy storage, as solar-plus-storage and peaking capacity requirements drive increased procurement, according to IHS Markit. Deployments of grid-connected energy storage in the United States this year […]

News and Policies, U.S., World

US supports 41MW wind-solar-storage project in India

August 1, 2018

Via: PV Resources

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is supporting a 41MW hybrid solar-wind-storage project being developed by private Indian energy firm IL&FS Energy Development Company Limited (IEDCL) in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh by providing a grant to aid […]

Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Florida legislation could make solar-plus-storage the go-to for disaster relief and resiliency

January 4, 2018

Via: PV Resources

Legislation proposed in Florida could see solar and energy storage become part of the go-to solution for providing energy resiliency against natural disasters and helping restore power in their aftermath. Holly Raschein, a Republican member of the House of Representatives […]