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California has big clean energy ambitions, and is looking for better energy storage to realize them

The California Energy Commission (CEC) is putting up to $11 million on the table for developers of energy storage technologies other than lithium-ion batteries, according to a solicitation launched last month.…

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Storage will replace 3 California gas plants as PG&E nabs approval for world’s largest batteries

The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved four energy storage projects for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to replace retiring gas generators, including two batteries that would be the largest in the world…

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Solar + wind + storage developers ‘gearing up’ as hybrid projects edge to market

Though no full-scale hybrid projects co-locating both resources and energy storage have been built in the U.S. and few are online around the world, the U.S. renewables industries are taking on barriers such as interconnection…

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The Wasatch Group, sonnen, and Rocky Mountain Power Launch First of a Kind All-Electric Apartment Community, including Battery Storage for Utility Grid Management

The Soleil Lofts apartment community in Herriman, Utah.

The unique partnership between sonnen, the Wasatch Group and Rocky Mountain Power provides a first-of-a-kind network of solar powered battery storage systems, better known as a Virtual Power Plant (VPP), fully managed by…

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‘Simple Laws of Economics’ Doom Remaining US Coal Plants as Solar and Wind Are Now Cheaper for American Households

California wind and solar cheaper

In propping up the coal industry, the Trump administration is not only contributing to dangerous pollution, fossil fuel emissions, and the climate crisis, it is also now clinging to a far more expensive energy production mode…

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Solar Power for All: Madison, Wis. Provides Solar Grants for Low-Income Residents

Low income solar in Madison Wisconsin

In Madison, Wis., wealth is no longer a prerequisite for adding solar panels on your roof. The city’s new Backyard Solar grant program helps low-income residents and neighborhood organizations participate in the solar energy …

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In Norway Electric Vehicles Outsold Gasoline Cars for First Time in History and Other EV Success Stories

Electric Vehicles in Norway outsold gasoline cars

One way to boost the ecological benefits of driving an EV even further is to manufacture these cars using net carbon zero techniques. Audi’s factory in Brussels aims to do just that.…

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Governor Brown Signs 100 Percent Clean Electricity Bill, Issues Order Setting New Carbon Neutrality Goal

Reaffirming California’s global climate leadership, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed Senate Bill 100, authored by Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Kevin de León, setting a 100 percent clean electricity goal...…

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