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    1. Massive Energy Storage Growth Expected in UK

      Massive Energy Storage Growth Expected in UK

      Applications for energy storage projects have reached a cumulative capacity of 6,874MW in seven years, RenewableUK figures show, indicating a growing appetite for the techology. The average capacity of applications for new battery storage projects has also nearly tripled in the last three years: from 10MW in 2016 to 27MW in 2018.

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      Mentions: Scotland Siemens UK
    2. Big Solar-Plus-Storage Deal Signed In California

      Big Solar-Plus-Storage Deal Signed In California

      Recurrent Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar, has signed two 15-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) in California with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power for a 150 MW AC solar power system with 180 MWh of battery storage. According to Canadian Solar, this joint procurement represents the largest contracted solar-plus-storage project in California to date.

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    3. Salt River Project, DOE Team up to Assess Value of Distributed Energy Storage

      Salt River Project, DOE Team up to Assess Value of Distributed Energy Storage

      The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is teaming up with Arizona's Salt River Project (SRP) to launch "one of the largest" home battery storage studies to date, NREL announced on Thursday. The study would offer insight into distributed storage, while also encouraging installations. 295 SRP customers have already submitted an application to install a battery and join the study, according to an SRP spokesperson, and about half of those systems have been installed and commissioned.

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      Mentions: DoE U.S. ESA
    4. With San Diego Airport Microgrid, No More Blackouts and $6.4M/year Saved

      With San Diego Airport Microgrid, No More Blackouts and $6.4M/year Saved

      Before the San Diego International Airport microgrid was built, the airport experienced four to five blackouts a year, each which lasted two to eight hours, according to Darr Hashempour, CEO of DH Green Energy, the consulting firm that designed and built the microgrid. The blackouts — which occurred during San Diego Gas and Electric’s (SDG&E) outages — embarrassed airport executives, upset airport customers, and spurred losses for airlines, he said.

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    5. Largest Renewable Energy Microgrid in Australia Offers Businesses Lower Cost Energy

      Largest Renewable Energy Microgrid in Australia Offers Businesses Lower Cost Energy

      Victoria’s coal power hub, the Latrobe Valley, is set to host Australia’s “largest” renewable energy microgrid, after a $15 million solar and battery storage project proposed by a consortium of local companies was announced as the winner of a $3 million state government grant.

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    6. Xcel Energy, United Power Among Utilities Using Batteries

      Xcel Energy, United Power Among Utilities Using Batteries

      For longtime proponents of renewable energy, figuring out how to keep the lights on when the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine has been a key challenge. Harnessing the excess energy from a turbine or solar panel to use later was the “holy grail” or “golden key,” as one Colorado utility executive calls it.

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      Mentions: ESA Xcel Energy CO
    7. ARENA Commissions 30-MW Energy Storage System in Victoria

      ARENA Commissions 30-MW Energy Storage System in Victoria

      The Ballarat Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), currently in the final testing phase, is the first facility of its kind in the state. Owned by AusNet Services and operated by EnergyAustralia, the facility is capable of powering more than 20,000 homes for an hour of critical peak demand before being recharged. It is located at AusNet Services' Ballarat terminal substation. A consortium led by Downer Spotless completed the battery system with technology provider Fluence serving as a supplier.

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      Mentions: BESS
    8. BYD’s First Energy Storage Project in Poland Begins Operations

      BYD’s First Energy Storage Project in Poland Begins Operations

      BYD has started up its first grid-scale energy storage project in Poland with the official opening of its new 1.26MW/2.52MWh energy storage facility. The system, which was shipped into Poland in May, came online just a few months later in September, highlighting just how quickly large-scale stationary storage deployments can be brought online. The installation is the first in the Polish market and will be operated in partnership with ML System S.A.

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    9. World's Largest Microgrid Moves One Step Closer In Palau

      World's Largest Microgrid Moves One Step Closer In Palau

      Tucked away in the Micronesia region of the Pacific Ocean is the small Republic of Palau, boasting a population of just over 20,000. The country will nevertheless soon be home to what is believed to be the world’s largest microgrid consisting of solar, diesel, and energy storage, representing at least 45% of the island nation’s total demand. While the microgrid has been in development for some time, the Republic of Palau this week announced the signing of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with ENGIE EPS, a worldwide microgrid and energy storage pioneer which will complete the project.

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      Mentions: Asia Micronesia
    10. New York to Invest (another) $40 Million in Energy Storage Deployment

      New York to Invest (another) $40 Million in Energy Storage Deployment

      In continued pursuit of his state’s 50% renewable by 2030 and 1,500 MW of energy storage by 2025, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D) has announced that $40 million will be made available to solar projects that integrate energy storage. Like CPS Energy earlier this week, New York is recognizing the necessity of expansive energy storage coverage to shift solar energy’s availability to times of peak demand, outlining in a release that the storage will be used for that goal. This reasoning is likely also behind Gov. Cuomo’s unique battery storage goal, first unveiled in his 2018 State of the State address this past January.

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    11. Hawaiian Electric Selects 7 Solar-Plus-Storage Projects for a Combined 260 MW of Renewable Energy

      Hawaiian Electric Selects 7 Solar-Plus-Storage Projects for a Combined 260 MW of Renewable Energy

      Honolulu-based utility Hawaiian Electric said on Tuesday it has selected seven solar-plus-storage projects for the largest infusion of renewable energy in state history. Once contract negotiations have been finalized, the seven projects are expected to produced approximately 260 megawatts of solar energy on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island.

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    12. Virginia 10-year Energy Plan Includes 5 GW of Renewables, EVs, Grid Modernization

      Virginia 10-year Energy Plan Includes 5 GW of Renewables, EVs, Grid Modernization

      Virginia released its annual 10-year energy plan on Tuesday, recommending development of 3 GW of solar and onshore wind by 2022, and 2 GW of offshore wind by 2028. Dominion Energy, the largest electric utility in the state, has partnered with Denmark's DONG Energy to develop a 12 MW Virginia offshore wind facility and officials say it could ultimately be expanded to serve more than 500,000 customers.

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    13. Johnson Controls, ConEd Subsidiary Partner to Grow Energy Storage

      Johnson Controls, ConEd Subsidiary Partner to Grow Energy Storage

      Johnson Controls announced Monday that it has signed a joint venture with a clean energy unit of Consolidated Edison, a deal aimed at helping expand the market for smart energy storage control systems developed by the company. Consolidated Edison Solutions, a subsidiary of Con Edison Clean Energy Business, will be the exclusive provider of storage to customers of Johnson Controls.

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    14. Engie Na Unveils Largest Energy Storage System in Massachusetts in Cooperation with Holyoke Gas & Electric

      Engie Na Unveils Largest Energy Storage System in Massachusetts in Cooperation with Holyoke Gas & Electric

      HOLYOKE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 25, 2018--ENGIE North America and Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) today unveiled Massachusetts’ largest utility-scale energy storage system at a ceremony at the Mt. Tom Solar Farm in Holyoke, Massachusetts. ENGIE Storage Services (formerly Green Charge) will operate the three-megawatt GridSynergy™ system, which will be fully integrated into the largest community solar farm in the state at a location adjacent to the former Mt. Tom Power Station. The former coal and oil-fired generation facility, 90 miles west of Boston, operated for more than 50 years and ceased operation in 2014. The energy storage system will enhance HG&E’s electricity system and help keep electric rates stable by reducing rising capacity charges for the utility and its customers. Additionally, GridSynergy will provide grid stability by responding quickly to electricity demand fluctuations; allow for the increased use of clean energy; and reduce peak load burden on the existing electrical distribution system.

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      Mentions: U.S. Canada MA
    15. Greensmith Energy Unveils Standardized Energy Storage Solution

      Greensmith Energy Unveils Standardized Energy Storage Solution

      The technology group Wärtsilä has released a new solution, GridSolv, the company’s first standardized energy storage solution. GridSolv is an advanced energy storage solution that is designed to offer maximum flexibility and speed of deployment. This innovative and standardized architecture supports both standalone energy storage deployments as well as integrated hybrids with thermal or renewable generation assets. Coming in three sizes, the GridSolv solution is typically housed in an ISO 40-foot container and contains: batteries, power distribution, safety, fire suppression, and air conditioning systems.

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    16. NEC Energy Solutions Announces DC-Coupled Energy Storage Solution for Solar

      NEC Energy Solutions Announces DC-Coupled Energy Storage Solution for Solar

      BOSTON--Sep 25, 2018--NEC Energy Solutions (NEC) announced today that they have introduced a DC-coupled energy storage solution for solar adding to their existing AC-coupled solution to leverage the rapidly expanding solar+storage market. NEC’s DC-coupled and AC-coupled solutions combined with the company’s proprietary AEROS® controls system allow for seamless integration of new and retrofit PV systems. Both options for adding energy storage to solar are available on NEC’s GSS® grid energy storage platform.

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      Mentions: NEC
    17. Michigan Utility Unveils New Battery at University

      Michigan Utility Unveils New Battery at University

      KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan utility has unveiled a new battery to store renewable energy at Western Michigan University. The battery can store enough solar and wind energy to supply about 1,000 homes with an hour of power, said Consumers Energy Project Manager Nathan Washburn. The battery will be used to keep energy output stable even when there's cloud coverage, he said. "This battery is a big step forward for Consumers," Washburn said.

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      Mentions: U.S. MI
    18. Stem Partners with Urban Energy Solutions, LLC and SunGreen

      Stem Partners with Urban Energy Solutions, LLC and SunGreen

      Stem, Inc. has announced new collaborations with Urban Energy Solutions, LLC and SunGreen Systems to use Stem’s artificial intelligence (AI), Athena, in intelligent solar + storage solutions in Arizona and California. These projects represent Stem’s entry into a sixth U.S. state and the continued high growth of solar + storage momentum across the country.

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      Mentions: CA Japan U.S.
    19. Study Shows Strong Growth for Behind the Meter Energy Storage

      Study Shows Strong Growth for Behind the Meter Energy Storage

      Renewables Study Shows Strong Growth for Behind the Meter Energy Storage Storage equipment market is expected to hit $4.6 billion and 3.9 GW in annual new deployments by 2023. Sep 18, 2018 The U.S. market for energy storage equipment is growing rapidly and expected to hit $4.6 billion and 3.9 GW in annual new deployments by 2023 according to a recent report by Wood Mackenzie (formerly GTM Research) and the Energy Storage Association (ESA).

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      Mentions: CA IN PA
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