AES is building a 400 MW-hour lithium-ion battery for SCE as an alternative to gas peaker plants.
S&C Electric Company is in the thick of the battle for the grid-scale energy storage market. It’s an emerging multi-billion-dollar market, and much of the territory is still up for grabs.
Tesla is officially landing just outside of Reno with its battery factory and it’ll change the area forever.
Sharp Corp., the Japanese company that stopped making solar panels in the U.S. and the U.K., is betting power users in the U.S. will benefit from a device to store energy and control demand when it’s needed the most.
Breakthroughs in energy technologies are just plain tough — they can take a long time and a lot of money, and usually require hard core specialty science knowledge. These are some of the reasons why venture capitalists have fled investing in “cleantech,” as they couldn’t make the same type of easy, quick money that can come from…Details
Microgrids — autonomous yet connected islands of energy generation and control — could be important building blocks of a truly resilient, solar and wind-integrated power grid.
While solar companies descend on San Francisco this week, it’s the batteries that everyone’s talking about.
SunPower Corp., the second-largest U.S. solar manufacturer, is offering energy-storage systems to California homeowners that will power houses at night with electricity generated from sunlight during the day.
Once a dominant force in solar, batteries were pushed aside in favor of grid-tied systems. But that dynamic may be changing.
Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters. That is no longer the case. They have been removed, in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology.