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    • September 15, 2017 - 11:49

      Leading Clean Energy Organizations Announce National Clean Energy Week

      Washington, D.C. (September 15, 2017) — Leading clean energy organizations announced their participation in the first annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), which will take place from September 25-29, 2017. National Clean Energy Week will bring together industry associations, businesses, non-profits, and advocates in the clean energy space for activities in Washington, D.C. and across America to showcase how they are helping to make the industry stronger, and influence the discussion around common sense clean energy solutions that directly address America's need for abundant, reliable forms of energy.

       

    • September 14, 2017 - 10:42

      RES Begins Construction of EDP Renewables’ Hog Creek Wind Project

      Broomfield, CO – Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, construction, and operation of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas, is pleased to announce that construction has begun on the Hog Creek Wind Project located in Hardin County, OH. The project, owned by EDP Renewables (EDPR), is on schedule to be operational before the end of 2017 and will provide enough clean electricity to power approximately 19,000 Ohio homes. RES completed the project development and transferred Hog Creek wind project ownership to EDPR in 2017. 

    • September 6, 2017 - 18:27

      Energy Storage in Canada Unveils Conference Program Focused on Market Opportunity and Energy Transition: September 19-20

      Toronto, September 7, 2017 - Energy Storage in Canada: Connecting to Now, today announced a conference program focused on energy storage market opportunities in Canada and the global energy transition. Held in Toronto on September 19-20, 2017, the conference will explore what’s shaping the storage market both domestically and internationally.

    • September 1, 2017 - 09:49

      DOE Report: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly … and the Redemption (Blog)

      Last week the Department of Energy issued its much-anticipated Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliability, in the shadow of the August 21 eclipse and right before Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Houston. The main takeaways of the report were clear: in the midst of a rapidly changing energy mix, much more needs to be done to reform electricity markets to incorporate the significant value of resiliency and flexibility into markets.

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    • September 20, 2017 - 09:47

      The Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

      The age of batteries is just getting started. In the latest episode of our animated series, Sooner Than You Think, Bloomberg’s Tom Randall does the math on when solar plus batteries might start wiping fossil fuels off the grid. 

    • September 20, 2017 - 09:45

      Stem Hails California Assemblyman's Bid to Cut Energy Storage Permitting Costs

      Legislation recently introduced in California to cut red tape and reduce permitting times for energy storage systems and currently awaiting the state Governor’s rubber stamp could also halve the costs associated with paperwork, commercial system provider Stem has said. Assembly Bill 546 (AB 546) was authored by Democrat David Chiu, representing the 17th Assembly District of California, which includes the eastern half of San Francisco. The bill, which seeks to streamline permitting processes by, among other things, allowing for online forms to be submitted for approval, passed the Assembly floor successfully on 7 September. It now awaits the attention of the California Governor, climate hawk Jerry Brown.

    • September 20, 2017 - 09:43

      An Inside Look at Using Energy Storage to Integrate Renewable Resources

      California is a leader in both renewable energy resources and energy storage. The state has one of the highest renewable portfolio standards in the U.S., mandating that 50% of all electric power be sourced from renewable resources by 2030, and the state has the first and some of the most robust incentives for energy storage. AB 2514 requires the state’s three investor owned utilities to procure 1.3 GW of energy storage by 2020, and AB 2868 requires each IOU to deploy an additional 166 MW of behind-the-meter and/or distribution tied storage.

    • September 20, 2017 - 09:42

      Dr. Rahul Walawalkar receives Renewable Energy India Award

      Pune, India: Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, Executive Director of India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and President & M.D. of Customized Energy Solutions (India) receives the Renewable Energy India (REI) award in the category of Leading Crusader for Energy Storage Solutions at the ongoing Renewable Energy India Expo.  Rahul is sixth and youngest individual to receive Jury’s Award at REI. He joins a distinguished group which includes Dr. Pramod Deo, Former Chairperson, CERC (Lifetime Achievement), Piyush Goyal, Former Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy (Transformative Leadership in RE), Dr. Upendra Tripathi, Former Secretary MNRE (RE Crusader of the year), Tulsi Tanti of Suzlon (Industry Man of the year) and Rana Kapoor of Yes Bank (Pioneer in RE Funding).IESA member companies namely Sterling & Wilson, Vikram Solar and CleanMax Solar also won REI awards in different categories.

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