Deepwater Wind wants to add 40MWh of Tesla energy storage to Massachusetts offshore project

Developer Deepwater Wind has applied to build a 144MW offshore wind farm, coupled with 40MWh of battery-based energy storage from Tesla, off the coast of Massachusetts.

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Tesla’s battery tech guru of 11 years leaves company

Tesla’s senior director of battery technology since 2006 has quit the company seeking pastures new, a company spokeswoman confirmed this morning.

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Brookfield acquisition on track, says TerraForm Power

TerraForm Power has confirmed that its acquisition by Brookfield remains on track.

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sPower sold to AES and AIMCo for US$1.6 billion

The US$1.6 billion sale of major US utility-scale solar developer and operator FTP Power LLC (sPower) to AES Corporation and Canada-based investment manager Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) has been completed.

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HECO secures sub-11¢ PPAs for 110MW of solar

The Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) will buy power from 110MW of new NRG-owned solar projects after state regulators approved the deal.

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Ideal Power supplies power converters to PV-plus-storage projects in California, Texas

Ideal Power, the US company best known for its power conversion systems for energy storage, has announced two recent project orders totalling 1.6MW in northern Texas and in California.

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Go Electric bags 1MWh US Army contract

Energy storage manufacturer Go Electric has won a contract worth US$1.7 million to provide a 1MW/1MWh battery storage system for the US Army.

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Panoche Valley Solar’s 247MW PV project to be downsized by 100MW

Panoche Valley Solar LLC, a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Development, will need to make some major adjustments to its 247MW PV project in California’s Panoche Valley.

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Cypress Creek Renewables receives US$450 million in funding

Integrated renewable energy firm Cypress Creek Renewables has secured a US$450 million facility from a group of investors led by Singapore-based investment company Temasek.

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‘Saltwater battery’ maker Aquion Energy back from dead under new ownership

Aquion Energy, maker of energy storage batteries and whole systems based on a novel electrolyte with a chemical composition similar to saltwater, is back in business.

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Dominion Energy and Coronal Energy to develop 15MW PV project at University of Virginia

Dominion Energy and Coronal Energy will help develop a 15MW PV project at the University of Virginia.

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