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Solar investor NextEnergy Capital (NEC) has continued its fledgling foray into the US solar market, completing on string of community assets across New York.
Silicon Valley firm opts to close down facilities in California and New York following criticisms over staff exposure to pandemic, particularly at Fremont car-making facility.
Solar player enlists oil major BP, HSBC, Natwest and Bank of America as it raises US$250m package to sponsor project northeast of Dallas, set to trade energy with BP.
ACORE, SEIA and other green energy bodies urge US lawmakers to ease construction and safe harbor deadlines amid warnings pandemic may threaten ability to qualify for tax incentives.
London-listed solar investor plays down COVID-19 impacts in annual financial results, says it is considering further raises after buying nearly 400MW of solar assets in the nine months since its IPO.
Small-scale specialist will set sights on US and European projects after year of higher profits and revenues, net income losses and relocation from Shanghai to Connecticut.
Growing pandemic prompts Delaware Court of Chancery to postpone proceedings this week, meant to delve into allegations that shareholders were misled over SolarCity buy in 2016.
Governor Cuomo revealed last Friday that 17 solar projects in the 19.99-270MW range and two 20MW battery storage projects will be developed and commissioned in upstate New York by 2024.
Squabble over individual amendment leads to vote against entire American Energy Innovation Act, potentially delaying until 2021 deal on new US$270m-a-year solar research programme.
New JV with Connecticut's TELOS Clean Energy will develop, construct, own and operate solar power projects for commercial, industrial and municipal customers.
Plant contracted to a number of municipalities and community choice aggregators is set to be built by the end of the year.
Segment has achieved 'remarkable' diversity in the US as it reached commercial scale and is set to grow 14-fold to 7.3GW by 2025, according to new WoodMac report.
The New York renewables asset manager will refocus on C&I and utility-scale assets after offloading 27.6MW of rooftop PV to San Francisco's Spruce Finance.
Analysts say residential solar specialist is ‘well positioned’ to witness growth in 2020, amid claims by the firm its indicators remain solid despite talk of COVID-19 impacts on other installers.
US$6.1 billion deal for owner of 4.4GW of wind and solar gets thumbs up from investors despite loud opposition from minority shareholder Water Island Capital.
Regulator’s new figures show renewables will account for 25% of all US electrical capacity by 2022 whereas coal will drop to 18.63%, according to analysis by Sun Day Campaign.
12-project distributed generation portfolio bought from Glidepath Ventures for US$300m will reportedly double the number of PV assets in the state once live.
FPL's US$1.752bn, 1.49GW project will fulfil a sizeable chunk of SEIA's forecast of 3.5GW of community solar additions in the US over the next five years.
Nasdaq-listed group expects deployment to grow by further 15% in 2020, amid hopes that uptake of its solar-plus-storage offering Brightbox will double year-on-year.
The projects developed through the state's solar-plus-storage incentive programme are set to produce 11.2MWdc of energy, backed by 10.2MWh of storage.
US construction and home improvement company PetersenDean has selected Enphase’s equipment including battery storage for its solar home offerings.
Asset manager Capital Dynamics has purchased the mammoth Eland solar-plus-storage complex under development by 8minute Solar Energy in California.
Canada-headquartered start-up Li-Cycle has claimed a victory in commercialising its lithium battery recycling processes, with a shipment sent to a customer just before the end of last year.
This week's roundup includes energy storage-relevant news from across Solar Media's publishing stable.
Nevada utility NV Energy and Google are plotting a major solar-plus-storage facility outside of Las Vegas in a deal being billed as the largest battery-backed solar corporate agreement in the world.
The evolution of energy storage and decarbonisation’s direction of travel are up for discussion in a podcast first posted just before the end of 2019.
A dramatic twist was added to a legacy pipeline of energy projects serving the town of Ulster, New York, with the local community now set to benefit from a large-scale battery energy storage system, instead of fossil fuels.
A 4.8MW/16.4MWh battery energy storage system supporting the local grid of utility Con Edison in Brooklyn, New York, has begun operation.
A round-up of recent news from renewables developer Savion, energy tech firm Enphase Energy and manufacturers Ingeteam and Pylontech.
Defense and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin wants to be the first disruptive company of the flow battery era, with the expectation that its first devices will go into series production before the end of this year.
Even the US states leading in energy storage market development still have work to do when it comes to adopting the best and lowest-cost grid interconnection procedures, an expert in regulatory affairs at the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), has said.
Power shut-offs affecting millions in California, enacted by utilities Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and Southern California Edison to prevent wildfires and their spreading, are a “draconian” measure and don’t address the real problems, SimpliPhi Power CEO Catherine Von Burg has said.
While an investigation into a recent fire incident at one of its energy storage facilities remains ongoing, representatives of utility Arizona Public Service (APS) will appear onstage with technology provider Fluence to discuss fire safety at an upcoming event in California.
News in brief from around the world in energy storage.
GE Renewable Energy, an arm of the US engineering giant, will supply 100MWh of battery energy storage systems (BESS) to three projects being developed by Convergent Energy + Power in California.
New four-project portfolio heralds the emergence of New England's solar-plus-storage industry after years of "behind-the-scenes" activity, firm says.
The second draft of the US National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) energy storage system guidance on fire hazards and safe installation best practices for stakeholders has been published.
GlidePath Power Solutions has acquired eight wind projects in North Texas serving the Southwest Power Pool.
A large-scale energy storage project to be built in Texas will take advantage of the system’s flexibility to deliver multiple services, as opportunities grow in the state’s Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) market.
The ‘world’s first dedicated energy storage infrastructure fund’ will invest in California battery energy storage projects, with Macquarie set to sell 50% of a 340MWh tranche to the fund’s owner, SUSI Partners.
Many of the most polluting thermal power plants on the US grid today are also the most lucrative to run, but the service they provide could already be done twice as cheaply using solar and storage, developer 8minutenergy has claimed.
A large tranche of utility-scale solar – and storage – projects in Hawaii has been approved by the state’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC), each quoting a cost per kilowatt hour of US$0.10 or under.
Major US utility Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is planning to build the world’s largest battery energy storage system adjacent to an existing solar power plant, with plans to roll out multiple other storage systems across the state.
China’s BYD has signed a deal which could see up to 100MWh of its systems deployed in Mexico as part of a distributed energy and large-scale solar buildout by finance group Pireos Capital.
A contract with utility Southern California Edison (SCE) has led to Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) supplying 2GWh of grid services from just 60MWh of energy storage during 2018, with one analyst dubbing the feat an “impressive milestone”.
NextEra Resources will build a 100MW solar farm for Arkansas utility Entergy Arkansas, to include 30MW of battery energy storage, as Entergy seeks to build out solar capacity in the state.
SEIA, Wood Mackenzie: Section 201 disruption drives 7% year-on-year drop in utility solar additions even as contracted pipeline hits all-time records.
Agreements combining solar and wind to become a reality given their ability to mitigate intermittency costs, says WBCSD report.
Land acquisition, corruption and short-termism complicate scaling up solar and others with the speed required by climate change, London event hears.
Energy storage enjoyed another record-breaking year of deployments in the US in 2018, while the residential segment is now “moving beyond early adopters” and into commercial viability, a report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables claims.
Enel Green Power North America has started construction on the 497MW Roadrunner solar plant in Upton County, Texas. Once completed, the installation is set to be the largest solar facility in Enel’s US portfolio and the largest solar project in the state of Texas.
A new listed-fund in the UK will float next month with the intention of raising finance for US solar projects.
Arizona Public Service (APS) has announced a plan to make solar energy dispatchable into the evening using batteries, calling for the deployment of 850MW of energy storage by 2025.
While market opportunities for energy storage in Texas are considered to be limited, the largest battery project in the state so far, a 42MWh system, has just come online.
Electricity from 100MW of energy storage facilities will be purchased by US public utility company El Paso Electric, following a competitive solicitation process.
Renewable energy fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has started construction on two solar projects totalling 300MW(AC) in the US.