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    1. U.S. Energy Storage Markets Continue to Grow

      U.S. Energy Storage Markets Continue to Grow

      As was the case in the U.S. solar industry five to ten years ago, deployment of grid-tied energy storage is highly uneven from quarter to quarter, with ups and downs driven by large utility-scale projects coming online. During the second quarter of 2015 the completion of a 31.5 MW lithium-ion system in Illinois drove the market to its second-highest quarterly volume to date at 40.7 MW.

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      Mentions: California U.S. ESA
    2. E.ON Bets on US for Bold Solar Push

      E.ON Bets on US for Bold Solar Push

      E.ON, the largest German utility, has revealed in an interview with Reuters that it has a 1 GW pipeline of solar PV capacity in the U.S., and is banking on developing this capacity further on the back of President Obama’s recently augmented support for clean energy. In Europe, E.ON has also been active in the storage sector, recently working with fellow German giant SMA on the development of a 5 MW modular large-scale battery – the first of its kind anywhere in the world.

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      Mentions: Australia U.S. Europe
    3. Australia: ACT Government Aims for 100% Renewable Energy by 2025

      Australia: ACT Government Aims for 100% Renewable Energy by 2025

      The government of the Australian Capital Territory is going where the federal politicians who march the corridors of Parliament House in the national capital fear to tread – to reach 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025. The target was unveiled by ACT chief minister Andrew Barr at the ACT Labor Party conference on Saturday. The ACT already had a 90 per cent renewable energy target by 2020, but decided to go the "whole hog" by 2025 to show leadership in the climate and clean energy debate that has been lacking at the federal level.

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    4. Hawaii, Scotland Present Energy Storage Approaches for Australia

      Hawaii, Scotland Present Energy Storage Approaches for Australia

      Energy storage is on course to see a boom similar to that in the solar market; Australia aims to tap this potential to facilitate the further roll out of renewables. A new study has identified key investment areas, and barriers, to storage implementation. An overview of the global storage market sees Hawaii and Scotland presenting viable approaches to implementation, although California and Germany are said to have the most "thorough" storage programs.

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    5. SunPower and ConEdison Team on New York Solar Leasing Program

      SunPower and ConEdison Team on New York Solar Leasing Program

      Vertically integrated U.S. solar company SunPower has this week unveiled a solar leasing program for New York State in collaboration with leading utility ConEdison Solutions. The program, set to be launched next month, is designed to make it easier for more homeowners in the state to adopt solar power, offering residents no upfront costs and affordable monthly lease payments for a term of up to 20 years.

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    6. Duke Energy Attains Another 50MW in California

      Duke Energy Attains Another 50MW in California

      Duke Energy Renewables, an arm of Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power holding companies in the U.S. has acquired two solar power plants in California. The 20MW Seville I and the 30MW Seville II projects have been bought over from Kruger Energy. These two projects add on to Duke Energy Renewable's solar portfolio in California which already has four solar power projects. This brings it's PV total to more than 100MW.

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    7. SolarCity to Support Small Businesses with New Solar Package

      SolarCity to Support Small Businesses with New Solar Package

      Elon Musk-backed U.S. solar company SolarCity has unveiled today a new package designed to lower the costs of solar energy for the nation’s small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). According to SolarCity’s own research, it expects to be able to offer discounts of between 5-25% to SMBs compared to the prices they currently pay in California for their electricity; a figure that includes no upfront costs for installation and a fixed, flat payment rate for 20 years.

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    8. NRG, Ice Energy to Roll Out 25 MW of Energy Storage in California

      NRG, Ice Energy to Roll Out 25 MW of Energy Storage in California

      NRG Energy Inc. and Ice Energy will roll out 25 MW of energy storage solutions in California. Up to 1,800 of Ice Energy’s thermal storage units are expected to be installed early next year. Under their recently awarded 20 year contracts, the two energy companies will install 25.6 MW of behind-the-meter energy storage solutions for Southern California Edison. The aim is to reduce California’s peak energy demand.

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    9. SolarCity Unveils Storage and Solar Package for New Build Properties

      SolarCity Unveils Storage and Solar Package for New Build Properties

      SolarCity – the U.S. provider of leased solar systems – has announced this week that it is to offer a new storage and solar package as part of its Homebuilder Program. The Program, set up in 2011, works with homebuilders across the U.S., offering new build homeowners the opportunity to add a solar power system to their home without increasing the property’s purchase price.

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    10. Toshiba to Deliver MW Energy Storage System to Finland's Largest PV Plant

      Toshiba to Deliver MW Energy Storage System to Finland's Largest PV Plant

      Landis+Gyr, a member of Japan's Toshiba Group, will supply Finland with a BESS to be integrated into the Kalasatama district's smart energy system. The goal is to test new opportunities presented by megawatt-scale storage facilities. Around €2 million is being invested in the storage facility, which should be commissioned next spring.

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      Mentions: Italy Europe UK
    11. US: SolarAccounts for 51% of all New Q1 Energy Additions

      US: SolarAccounts for 51% of all New Q1 Energy Additions

      In another positive announcement for the U.S., a record 1.3 GW of solar PV has been installed in Q1. The residential sector boosted growth, installing more capacity than natural gas, thus highlighting the significance of its future role in the electricity market. Overall, solar accounted for 51% of all new energy generation brought online.

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    12. Panasonic Aims for 1GW Global PV Module Production

      Panasonic Aims for 1GW Global PV Module Production

      Panasonic Corporation is adding new capacity to two of its existing HIT PV module production lines in Japan under a US$79.3 million capital investment. It aims to increase global capacity to over one GW by 2016.Overall, the Japanese electronics company will add an extra 150 MW of PV module capacity to its Shimane and Shiga production lines, annually. Production of the extra capacity is expected to start next March.

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      Mentions: Japan U.S. Europe
    13. France Announces Tenders for PV and Battery Storage Systems

      France Announces Tenders for PV and Battery Storage Systems

      It’s been an exciting few days for both the energy storage and PV technology markets. Following the unveiling by Tesla of its Powerwall home and Powerpack commercial batteries, there has been a rush of news regarding PV storage partnerships. The latest news comes from France, where the country’s Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy has announced a tender for 50 MW of installed power – combining storage battery technology with PV – in the country's overseas departments and territories, often referred to as the DOM-TOM, and the Mediterranean island of Corsica.

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      Mentions: France Europe UK
    14. Investment in Smart Grid, Storage Sectors Soars

      Investment in Smart Grid, Storage Sectors Soars

      Investment in the smart grid, battery/storage and energy efficiency sectors grew dramatically in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest data from market research firm Mercom Capital Group. Venture capital investments by sector showed that smart grid companies raised $185 million in 15 separate deals, while battery/storage firms took in $69 million from seven deals. Investors also plunked $140 into energy efficiency companies in 15 different deals.

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      Mentions: India U.S. China
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