Posts Tagged ‘energy storage’

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BrightSource, SCE Add Energy Storage Capabilities to Power Purchase Agreements

Posted on November 28th, 2011 by

BrightSource, SCE add energy storage capabilities to power purchase agreements BrightSource Energy Inc. has added its SolarPLUS thermal energy storage capability to three of its[...]
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GE To Supply 350 Wind Turbines To BP Wind Energy For U.S. Projects

Posted on October 28th, 2011 by

BP Wind Energy will purchase 350 General Electric 1.6-MW wind turbines for U.S. wind farm projects being developed in 2011 and 2012. Total value of[...]
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Electric Cars Hit The East Coast Grid

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 by

Northeast and mid-Atlantic grid operator PJM Interconnect on Monday welcomed a new project to promote technology that can use battery power from electric vehicles to[...]
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Energy Storage: Applications and Developing Regulation

Posted on July 11th, 2011 by

The following article is the final part of a multi-part series. B.            Enacting Energy Storage Regulation After investigating the operational characteristic of energy storage, regulators[...]
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Energy Storage: Applications and Developing Regulation

Posted on July 11th, 2011 by

The following article is part 5 of a multi-part series. III.            Enacting Energy Storage Regulation The absence of appropriate energy[...]
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Energy Storage: Applications and Developing Regulation

Posted on June 27th, 2011 by

The following article is part 3 of a multi-part series. D.            Generation Storage Energy storage allows generation resources to operate with greater efficiency and complements[...]
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Energy Storage: Applications and Developing Regulation

Posted on June 21st, 2011 by

The following article is part 2 of a multi-part series. B.            Transmission and Distribution System Support The increased utilization of energy storage systems for transmission[...]
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Energy Storage: Applications and Developing Regulation

Posted on June 6th, 2011 by

The following article is part 1 of a multi-part series. Energy storage systems convert electricity into chemical, kinetic, thermal or potential energy until needed, whereupon[...]
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Austin Technology Incubator Creating Clean Energy Jobs Through Innovation

Posted on April 18th, 2011 by

Mitch Jacobson, Co-Director of ATI Clean Energy, discusses the role ATI plays in helping create jobs for the city of Austin.
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Why Energy Research Is Critical To Solving Today’s Problems

Posted on April 11th, 2011 by

Dr. Ray Orbach, Director of The Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, discusses how the University of Texas’s extensive stable of experienced researchers[...]
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Business Case #2 for Advanced Energy Storage: T&D Investment Deferral

Posted on March 25th, 2011 by

Advanced energy storage technology continues to develop, with projects moving out of the pilot stages and into commercial-scale, economically viable deployments. Lithium ion battery technology[...]
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Mexico To Build An Energy Storage Warehouse

Posted on December 30th, 2010 by

Scotland expands its Renewable Energy Portfolio, Administration discussing possible East Coast water rights leases with wind generation companies, Mexico to build an energy storage warehouse.
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CALMAC Energy Storage Solution A Viable Option For Integrating Renewable Energy Generation

Posted on December 15th, 2010 by

Mark MacCracken, the CEO of CALMAC, emphasizes the importance of energy storage and how companies like his are finding innovative ways to make energy storage[...]
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NRG Energy Buys Green Mountain For $350 Million

Posted on September 17th, 2010 by

NRG Energy buys Green Mountain for $350 million cash, a strategic partnership takes place to improve energy storage for electrical grids, and what one car[...]
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Energy Emphasized In Obama’s Address, DER 01/28/10

Posted on January 28th, 2010 by

The Daily Energy Report for Thursday January 28th, 2010 discusses the impact of President Obama’s State Of The Union Address, ConocoPhillips posts 4th quarter profit[...]