460 MW Solar & 3 GWh Storage In Hawaii
Hawaiian Electric Selects 16 Solar+Storage Projects Under Largest Renewable Energy Procurement Exercise In Hawaii Choosing 460 MW Solar & 3 GWh Energy Storage
Tuesday, 19 May 2020
After awarding 260 MW of solar and over 1 GWh of storage in the 2018 procurement phase, Hawaiian Electric has now approved 460 MW of solar and 3 GWh of storage in the 2019 procurement exercise.
US Clears All Decks For Its ‘Largest’ Solar Project
690 MW Gemini Solar Project With 380 MW Solar Powered Battery Storage Secures Green Signal From US Department Of Interior & BLM
Thursday, 14 May 2020
Arevia Power Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners have secured all approvals for the 690 MW Gemini Solar Project in Nevada, US through Solar Partners XI LLC.
ARENA Funds Solar+Gas Hybrid Project For Iron Ore Mines
ARENA & NAIF To Fund Construction & Connection Of 60 MW Solar PV Project With Existing 145 MW Gas-Fired Power Plant Of Alinta Energy To Power Iron Ore Mines Of Fortescue In Australia; Funding For Lord Howe Island PV+Storage Project
Saturday, 19 Oct 2019
Fortescue’s iron ore processing facility at Christmas Creek (in the picture) and its mining operations at Cloudbreak will be powered by a hybrid solar and gas power project for which ARENA and NAIF have pledged financial support.
Los Angeles: Solar+Storage For Record Low Tariff
Los Angeles Department Of Water & Power Seeking Regulatory Approval For 8minute Solar Energy’s 400 MW/800 MWh Solar With Storage Project
Thursday, 04 Jul 2019
The proposal for solar and storage by 8minute Solar Energy for LADWP could ‘shatter US records to date, in terms of both storage capacity and low price’ according to US media outlet GTM.
350MW/1GWh Solar & Storage Planned For Tenerife
Tenerife Island Council & Spanish Institute For Diversification & Saving Of Energy To Study Feasibility Of 350 MW Solar PV Power Plant With 1 GWh Energy Storage In Tenerife
Wednesday, 01 May 2019
Having signed the action protocol under which a feasibility study for 350 MW solar and 1 GWh of lithium battery energy storage will be conducted, Spains research Institute IDAE says the magnitude of this capacity makes it one of the most important renewable generation projects in Spain.
Rooftop Solar Good, Battery Not So Much?
Energy Generation From Rooftop Solar Panels Better Utiltized When Excess Goes To Grid Instead Of Home Batteries, Claims Stanford University Research
Monday, 22 Apr 2019
Adding a home battery to store excess energy generated by the rooftop solar panels may not be the best idea for the return on invest as it may lower the dividends that one can expect from the power generated by such systems over their lifetime.
HECO To Procure 135 MW More Solar & Storage
Preparing For Uninterrupted Power Supply In Eventuality Of Coal & Oil-Fired Plants To Be Decommissioned By 2022 & 2024, Hawaiian Electric Companies Mull Renewables Resource Procurement Phase 2 Calling For Solar & Storage
Friday, 19 Apr 2019
HECO is targeting to have a 48% renewables share in its total energy mix by 2022. The second phase of the renewables resource procurement is aimed at helping the utility to meet this target.
Hawaii’s PV+Storage Grid Modernization Plan Cleared
Hawaiian Electric Companies Get Green Signal From State Public Utilities Commission For 247 MW Solar Power Capacity Coupled With Storage; First Phase Of Grid Modernization Plan Good For Rooftop Solar
Saturday, 30 Mar 2019
The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of Hawaii has given its approval for 6 solar plus storage projects in the region as per the proposal submitted by Hawaiian Electric (HECO) in January 2019.
1.5 GW Solar Farm Enters Construction In Australia
Sunshine Energy Australia Breaks Ground On 1.5 GW Solar PV Plant With 500 MWh Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Capacity In Queensland, Says Smart Energy Council
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019
With no official announcement made by the developer of a 1.5 GW PV farm with 500 MWh of energy storage component, Australia’s Smart Energy Council has shared the project entered construction on February 20, 2019.
India Approves 14 MW PV+42 MWh Storage Project
President Of India Grants Approval To 14 MW Solar PV+42 MWh Energy Storage Capacity To Be Developed In Leh & Kargil Districts; SECI To Select Developers For VGF Supported Projects With Fixed Tariff Of INR 2.00/kWh
Thursday, 07 Feb 2019
The 14 MW solar PV and 42 MWh of storage capacity for Jammu & Kashmir approved by the Indian President, will be developed on various sites within the districts of Leh and Kargil. Pictured are wild tulips in Suru Valley in Kargil.
HECO Planning 262 MW Solar+Storage Projects
Hawaiian Electric Companies Await Public Utilities Commission’s Approval For Solar Power Procurement From 7 Projects Of 262 MW With 1,048 MWh Of Energy Storage Capacity
Monday, 14 Jan 2019
Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) plans to procure clean solar power from 7 grid-scale solar power projects with 262 MW total capacity and 1,048 MWh of storage capacity. All of this energy storage capacity will provide 4 hours of electricity.
BYD Commissions Energy Storage Project In Poland
First Energy Storage Project In Poland & First Such Project By BYD Begins Operations; Project Combined With 1 MW Solar Power Plant
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
BYD has commissioned its first energy storage project in Poland, which also happens to be the country’s first such project.
Hevel Battery Storage In Siberian PV Projects
Hevel Group Signs Agreement To Use Saft’s MW-Scale Energy Storage Systems For Solar Power Projects In Siberia; Starting With 10 MW Kosh-Agach PV Plant As Pilot Project
Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018
Russian PV module manufacturer and project developer Hevel Group will start using energy storage components for its PV projects in Siberia.
Victoria Awards 928 MW New RE Capacity
Australia’s Victoria Selects 6 Wind & Solar Power Projects With 928 MW Combined Capacity Under State’s First Large-Scale Renewable Energy Auction Strongly Exceeding Original Target Of 650 MW
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018
The 650 MW tender launched by the Victoria state government in November 2017 was heavily oversubscribed, attracting 3.5 GW of bids. Out of those, the government finally settled for 928 MW, comprising three solar power farms.
Germany Installs 100,000 Solar Storage Systems
Germany Commissioned 100,000thSolar Energy Storage System In Eichwalde; Lobby Association BSW-Solar Hopeful About Country Achieving Milestone Of 200,000 Systems In 2 Years
Friday, 31 Aug 2018
With regulatory and financial support, German’s battery storage market has expanded quickly while prices have come down quickly, according to BSW-Solar’s Carsten Körnig.
Scotland Issues EOI For Energy Efficiency & PV
Scottish Government Offers £3.5mn Capital Funds To Landlords For Decarbonization Measures Including PV & Storage In Their Properties
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
With its decarbonization program, the Scottish government is encouraging the use of energy efficient technologies, including PV and storage.
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