The global energy storage market is on track to double and the smart meter market is expected to reach $7 billion this year, according to research released Thursday from IHS Markit.
The Port of Los Angeles and Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals L.P. have unveiled the Green Omni Terminal project that will integrate solar energy generation, storage and microgrid systems in one of the port's 27 terminals. The project will serve as a model for upgrading the port's other terminals.
Allete's Minnesota Power is releasing a series of RFPs for large scale wind and solar energy projects after receiving backlash from customers and renewable energy advocates over its 15 year plan.
Alliant Energy will invest $1 billion to expand its wind power operations throughout the state of Iowa. The company announced its plans Wednesday to expand the Whispering Willow Wind Farm in Franklin County and begin building new wind facilities elsewhere in the state over the next five years. Alliant aims to increase Iowa's wind power capacity by 500 MW.
Nevada's NV Energy filed a proposal with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) Wednesday asking that private residential solar customers be given a 20-year grandfather period for the state's net metering compensation system.
Electricity and gas company National Grid has tapped Itron, an energy management solutions company, for help with upgrading its power utility infrastructure.
Duke Energy's newest 17-acre Osceola Solar Facility is now generating electricity for residents in Osceola County, Florida.
Pioneer Power Solutions, which provides on-site power generation equipment, said it has seen a "surge" in distributed generation (DG) technology orders. Indeed, it booked $3.6 million worth of DG-related projects in the last 60 days alone.
Maine Governor Paul LePage has proposed to end the state's net metering program for rooftop solar installations. Instead, LePage would like to see the state adopt a market-based approach that would offer solar owners rates that are more in-line with real-time values for electricity.
The New York State Department of Public Service will begin hearings today on Long Island to accept public comments on National Grid's request for $146 million in new gas-delivery revenues beginning next year.
Exelon said it is providing the convention with clean, carbon-free electricity through PECO, its subsidiary in southeastern Pennsylvania. The DNC has aimed to be the first zero-carbon political convention in U.S. history.
AES, a provider of commercial energy storage solutions, recently announced plans to make its operations in California a little greener. The company will partially replace natural gas operations with battery power at Long Beach's Alamitos Plant.
The company, which noted that its Q2 performance has built upon a successful first quarter, noted that higher-than-expected Q2 earnings were driven, in part, by the weather.
A grid-scale, 10 MW battery energy storage facility with a 2 MW solar generation farm is in the works near Tucson, Arizona.
The Obama Administration announced last week that $4.5 billion in loan guarantees will support more widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and a nationwide charging infrastructure.
A New York state program supporting energy efficiency of commercial buildings has approved a new real-time energy management technology for use as a qualified system provider.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission last week embraced a "value of solar" tariff for determining how community customers will be paid for excess solar power.
A power substation fire in Idaho caused a several hour long power outage for more than 100,000 customers this week, and the local electric cooperatives and utilities are calling for a federal review of the incident.
Sempra U.S. Gas & Power acquired an in-progress wind farm project in Michigan from utility-scale wind and solar energy developer Geronimo Energy, LLC, the utility announced today.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved an order Thursday directing the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to develop a new Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) reliability standard.