Energy Storage in California is About to Get MUCH Cleaner. Here’s How.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

California recently joined other leading states, provinces, cities, and corporations around the world by setting an ambitious 100 percent carbon-free electricity target. It’s a landmark, not because California was the first, but because it is the biggest. The state ranks as the fifth-largest economy in the world.

Global Electrification Goals Are Driving Microgrid Market

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

According to the Microgrid Market Growth Potential - Industry Size Outlook Report 2024, the microgrid market is expected to reach $19 billion by 2024, nearly five times the original valuation of this business space in 2016.

SoCal Edison Selects esVolta for Energy Storage Projects

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

The projects, which are pending approval by the California Public Utilities Commission, include the Wildcat Energy Storage project (3 MW/12 MWh) near Palm Springs and the three Acorn Energy Storage projects (total combined capacity of 6.5 MW/26.5 MWh) in Thousand Oaks.

HSBC Pension Pledges $329 Million Investment in Green Energy

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

HSBC Holdings Plc’s pension manager plans to invest 250 million pounds ($329 million) of its pension scheme into renewable energy infrastructure for wind and solar in the U.K., joining around 30 other firms making similar climate change pledges.

8 Things You Need to Know About the IPCC 1.5˚C Report

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

While all countries committed under the Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to 1.5˚C-2˚C (2.7-3.6˚ F), major questions remained: How can the world achieve this temperature goal? And what happens if it doesn’t?

IRENA: Egypt Could Meet Up to 53 Percent of Electricity Demand with Renewables

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Egypt has the potential to meet up to 53 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook, released in Cairo last week in the presence of Egyptian government officials and regional decision makers, found that pursuing higher shares of renewable energy could reduce the country’s energy bill by up to $900 million annually in 2030.

Toward the Digital Power Plant: Siemens and Bentley Close the Gap on Design, Build, Operate and Maintain

Monday, 15 October 2018

This week in London to kick off the Year in Infrastructure event, Siemens and Bentley Systems announced a further integration of their respective platforms with the combination of Bentley's and Siemens’ asset performance management (APM) software capabilities. The companies say that the integration will allow power plant owners to take full advantage of digitalization, which helps improve maintenance operations and planning.

Renewable Hungry Companies need to get on the RTO ASAP

Sunday, 14 October 2018

The report by recently rebranded Wind-Solar Alliance points out that more than 100 U.S. corporate buyers —members of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance — have set a goal of purchasing 60 GW of new U.S. renewable energy capacity by 2025. So far, since 2013, the companies have procured just over 13 gigawatts of renewable power.

Britain's Battery Market Will Grow by $7.9 Billion by 2030

Friday, 12 October 2018

Britain’s power market will need investment of 6 billion pounds ($7.9 billion) between now and 2030 in flexible generation and storage such as batteries to support the transition toward an economy that emits less carbon, a study showed.

IRENA Conducting Survey of Gender and Renewable Energy

Friday, 12 October 2018

The International Renewable Energy Agency is conducting a survey to gather quantitative and qualitative insights into the current status of women’s participation in the renewable energy sector.

Schneider Electric Building Microgrid at Port of Long Beach

Friday, 12 October 2018

Schneider Electric announced Wednesday that it has a $5.2 million contract to design, engineer and build a new microgrid at the Port of Long Beach in southern California. The port also is going to get a huge infusion of electric vehicle infrastructure from utility Southern California Edison.  

Source: renewableenergyworld.com