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    • November 23, 2015 - 16:08

      IESO Selects New Energy Storage Projects

      Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has offered contracts to five companies for nine separate energy storage projects totalling 16.75 megawatts (MW). These projects mark the completion of the IESO's plan to secure a total of 50 MW of energy storage in Ontario. Once the projects are in service, they will demonstrate their ability to support reliability by responding to changing grid conditions.

    • November 19, 2015 - 14:13

      TCEQ Announces Grants for Emission Reduction Efforts

      The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today announced that up to $3.5 million in grants is being made available to eligible individuals and businesses to offset the incremental cost of emissions reductions of air pollutants from facilities and other stationary sources in Texas.

    • November 18, 2015 - 10:39

      Mortenson Construction Enters Energy Storage Market

      Mortenson Construction, a recognized leader in energy and transmission infrastructure in North America, today announced it is entering the energy storage market. The company will serve various roles in the engineering, construction and integration of energy storage systems interconnected to local energy grids and behind-the-meter commercial applications. 

    • November 13, 2015 - 08:50

      AES Reveals AdvancionTM 4 with First Commercial Deployment

      The AES Corporation today announced the first deployment of AdvancionTM 4, the next generation of battery-based energy storage, at the Warrior Run facility in Cumberland, Maryland. Advancion is a complete, battery-based alternative to peaking power plants that provides a dependable, smart and cost-competitive means to modernize power systems.

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    • November 24, 2015 - 19:41

      Some Energy Storage Already Cost Competitive, New Valuation Study Shows

      Assessing the value of energy storage is one of the burning issues facing the electricity sector today, and a new valuation matrix from the firm Lazard could give utilities and policymakers a more accurate idea of the costs and benefits various storage technologies provide. “The battery industry in the recent past has been focused on small batteries for consumer electronics, not on issues like integrating renewables and regulating frequency,” said Matthew Tappin, a spokesperson for Lazard and contributing author for the consultancy's recent report, "Levelized Cost of Storage Analysis 1.0."

    • November 24, 2015 - 18:00

      UofL's Renewable Energy Prize Goes to Harvard Chemist Daniel Nocera

      World-renowned chemist and professor Daniel Nocera, the Patterson Rookwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University, has won the 2015 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy from the University of Louisville, which recognizes outstanding renewable energy ideas and achievements with proven global impact. Nocera is recognized for two energy storage creations. The first is his “Artificial Leaf,” a renewable energy device that synthetically duplicates the direct solar-to-fuel steps of photosynthesis, the process by which plants use sunlight to split water into hydrogen and oxygen to create fuel for themselves.

    • November 24, 2015 - 09:04

      Innovative Report Series to Help Inform Decisions by Utility Regulators, Policymakers and Electric Industry

      A new series of reports commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability through Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (Berkeley Lab) Electricity Markets and Policy Group will advance the discussion by examining issues related to electric industry regulation and utility business models. The unique point-counterpoint approach sharpens the debate on tradeoffs in achieving multiple objectives for the electric system, including reliability, affordability, cleaner resources and more flexibility.

    • November 24, 2015 - 00:00

      Rising Sun Solar Installs First JuiceBox Energy Storage System in Hawaii

      JuiceBox Energy, a privately-held –Silicon Valley company committed to providing safe, reliable, intelligent, and connected energy storage, announces the first Hawaii installation of its 8.6 kWh Energy Storage System with Rising Sun Solar on the island of Maui. JuiceBox Energy partnered with Rising Sun Solar, one of Hawaii’s top home solar installers, to install the energy storage system at the home of Brad Albert, Rising Sun Solar’s co-owner.

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