News in brief from around the world in energy storage.
PPA is part of 1.6GW clean energy spree announced by Google last month and will allow Chicago-based Hecate to deploy 500MW of solar in Lone Star state.
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.
Federal ruling censoring 2018 Elon Musk tweet and other actions comes as Tesla faces Walmart lawsuit over rooftop blazes linked by retailer to solar installs.
East Bay Community Energy approves deals to buy 225MW of clean energy and 80MW / 160MWh of energy storage, with PV tariffs coming in at US$22/MWh.
Developer will build and run project touted as largest single-customer on-site PV scheme in US to date, backed under 20-year PPA with Xcel Energy.
Tripling of LA’s FiT scheme and launch of 30MW project by Imperial Irrigation District find Golden State racing towards 2045 clean energy mandate.
Tech giant to procure 85MW of solar from project set to come online in 2021 via long-term PPA with Engie, featuring a so-called ‘innovative volume firming agreement’.
Lightsource BP has secured US$140 million financing for a portfolio of seven utility-scale PV projects across the US.
Four-project portfolio heralds rise of New England’s solar-plus-storage industry after years of “behind-the-scenes” activity, according to developer.