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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Despite failure to pass rebate bill, California energy storage has ‘bright future’

Despite a bill to create a rebate programme for energy storage systems purchased in California being dropped from a recent round of legislative decision-making, the state’s industry still has a “bright future”, commentators have said.

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ESA prioritises value, competition & access in effort to spur energy storage market in US

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) unveiled a new document this month that offers a number of state policy suggestions designed to spur cost-effective energy storage across the US.

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Murdoch heir is in and Peter Rive is out at Tesla

Australian media baron Rupert Murdoch’s son James is one of two new independent board directors at Tesla, while the EV, tech and energy storage maker confirmed that former SolarCity CTO Peter Rive is leaving the company.

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September deadline for San Diego Water Authority’s pumped hydro RFP

Potential developers for a 500MW pumped hydropower energy storage facility at a reservoir in San Diego have until mid-September to respond to a request for proposals (RfP).

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Sungrow supplies inverter and energy storage system to Bahamas C&I project

China-headquartered PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow has supplied a complete energy storage system to a commercial and industrial (C&I) solar-plus-storage project in the Bahamas.

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US utilities, tech companies make GridWise recommendations on front-of-meter energy storage

Market conditions are “artificially” restricting energy storage batteries from “leveraging and maximising their multiple capabilities” a US trade group which includes utilities, technology and service providers and grid operators among its membership has argued.

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VIZn claims to deliver energy storage for renewables at record low price

Utility-scale zinc-iron flow battery maker VIZn Energy claims it can deliver energy storage to pair with solar or wind at a “record low price” of just US$0.04 per kilowatt-hour.

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