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    • December 7, 2016 - 08:39

      Corporate Investments in Energy Storage Reach $660 Million in Q3 2016

      According to the latest edition of GTM Research and ESA’s U.S. Energy Storage Monitor, corporate investment in energy storage reached an all-time high in terms of quarterly investments in Q3. Disclosed venture funding and project finance totaled $660 million in the third quarter of the year, bringing the annual total to $812 million.

    • December 5, 2016 - 12:16

      How Made-In-America Battery Technology Can Help Make America Great Again

      The U.S. is facing a tremendous, once-in-a-generation economic opportunity to seize an emerging $450 billion global market over the next 25 years in advanced energy storage manufacturing. At a time when our nation’s economic recovery is paramount, we cannot allow other countries to cement their position as the suppliers of the advanced energy economy while the United States drives market demand.

    • November 30, 2016 - 09:22

      Update on Energy Storage in the USA

      What is the state of play for energy storage right now?   The energy storage industry is growing leaps and bounds, and opportunities for energy storage deployment are quickly opening across the country and around the world. Today, in the United States, we seem to be revising our projection estimates each quarter, anticipating even more deployments as markets and regulations are recognizing the value of energy storage systems. According to the US Energy Storage Monitor, deployment grew by more than 256 percent in 2015, and 2016 is on pace to be another record setting year in the U.S. alone. Markets across the globe are adopting cost-effective, reliable energy storage as well, with more than 2 gigawatts (GW) of new systems announced this year.

    • November 17, 2016 - 11:25

      ESA Applauds Bold Leadership by FERC on Pathways to Accelerate Energy System Deployment and Participation

      Washington, D.C. – November 17, 2016 – The Energy Storage Association and its members applaud the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announcement today in Docket RM16-23 which proposes that all ISO/RTO create market structures that ensure energy storage can participate and be compensated in wholesale markets. This pivotal opportunity opens a pathway for accelerating energy storage deployment as a generation, transmission, and grid services asset, and FERC guidance would recognize the unique dynamic performance of storage systems in both valuation and market operations.

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    • December 8, 2016 - 13:02

      APS, AES Bring Energy Storage to Arizona Customers

      PHOENIX-Arizona Public Service (APS) is bringing battery-based energy storage to the desert through a 4 megawatt (MW) energy storage agreement with AES Energy Storage which will provide enough storage capacity to power 1,000 homes. The pair of 2-MW AES Advancion® energy storage arrays will be deployed as part of the APS Solar Partner Program (SPP), and represent AES’ first installation in Arizona.

    • December 8, 2016 - 12:35

      Sunverge Delivers Advanced AC-Coupled Energy Storage System

      SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7, 2016--�Sunverge Energy, a leading provider of intelligent energy storage systems for residences and small businesses, today announced the immediate availability of an AC-coupled model of its industry-leading energy storage product. Offered to renewable energy installers and electric utility partners, this alternative method for connecting to rooftop solar systems provides superior backup power and easier installation than competing energy storage systems.

    • December 8, 2016 - 04:18

      Dynapower and Samsung SDI Launch Integrated Storage Solution for the Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage

      SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 07, 2016 - Dynapower Company and Samsung SDI announce the introduction of an integrated behind-the-meter energy storage system built on their respective proven technologies. The initial release of the system will be a 250 kW/550 kWh offering, with a 100 kW two-hour system to follow.

    • December 7, 2016 - 16:31

      BREAKING: Trump taps fossil fuel ally Scott Pruitt to head EPA, reports say

      President-elect Donald Trump will appoint Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R) to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, multiple news outlets report. Pruitt is an ardent critic of the EPA's power sector regulations under President Obama and has worked with generators and fossil fuel companies to combat stricter environmental rules. He is one of the leaders of a lawsuit challenging federal carbon rules under the Clean Power Plan.

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