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    1. Duke Energy Florida Launches Park and Plug EV Charging Station Pilot to Encourage Clean Transportation

      Duke Energy Florida Launches Park and Plug EV Charging Station Pilot to Encourage Clean Transportation

      ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy is installing up to 530 electric vehicle, or EV, charging stations within its Florida service area that will provide the necessary infrastructure network to promote and support the benefits of clean electric transportation. The company is working with various communities and groups to install the units for public use in multi-unit dwellings, workplaces and locations with broad public access, such as sites with high traffic or in major corridors. Host sites are being selected through an application process. Additionally, 10 percent of the charging stations will be installed in income-qualified communities to make the benefits of cleaner electric transportation available to all customers.

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    2. Kona Brewing Company to Produce Sun-Powered Beer Through Solar-Plus-Battery Storage Project with EnSync Energy and Holu Energy

      Kona Brewing Company to Produce Sun-Powered Beer Through Solar-Plus-Battery Storage Project with EnSync Energy and Holu Energy

      HONOLULU , Aug. EnSync, Inc. (NYSE American: ESNC), dba EnSync Energy Systems, the leading provider of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs) and business models for residential, commercial and utility installations, and its subsidiary Holu Energy , a developer of DER projects in Hawaii , today announced a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Kona Brewing Company to build a solar-plus-battery storage system at the beer company's new brewery, under construction in Kailua Kona .

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      Mentions: HI China
    3. Duke Energy Florida Announces New Solar Power Plant in Columbia County

      Duke Energy Florida Announces New Solar Power Plant in Columbia County

      ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Florida today announced the location of its newest universal solar power plant, which will provide cleaner, smarter energy solutions to benefit its Florida customers. The Columbia Solar Power Plant will be built on 580 acres in Fort White (Columbia County) Fla., off of Fry Road. The 74.9-megawatt (MW) plant will consist of approximately 245,000 solar panels on the site, which will produce enough carbon-free energy to power over 20,000 average homes at peak production.

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      Mentions: IN U.S. Tennessee
    4. Duke Energy Renewables Completes Acquisition of Shoreham Solar Commons Project from Invenergy

      Duke Energy Renewables Completes Acquisition of Shoreham Solar Commons Project from Invenergy

      CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 9, 2018-- Duke Energy Renewables today announced it has completed the acquisition of the 24.9-megawatt Shoreham Solar Commons project on Long Island from Invenergy. Shoreham Solar Commons is located in Brookhaven, New York, about 60 miles east of Manhattan, on the site of the former Tallgrass Golf Course. It was placed into service July 1, and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is purchasing the power under a 20-year agreement. "As we continue to provide affordable, renewable energy to customers across the United States, we are especially pleased our first renewables project in New York helps meet the sustainability goals and energy needs of LIPA's customers and offers economic benefits to the local community," said Rob Caldwell, president, Duke Energy Renewables and Distributed Energy Technology.

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    5. Maxwell Technologies Launches Advanced Energy Storage Power Delivery Solutions for Utility Grids

      Maxwell Technologies Launches Advanced Energy Storage Power Delivery Solutions for Utility Grids

      SAN DIEGO , June 27, 2018 -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of energy storage and power delivery solutions, today announced the launch of two new highly scalable products to deliver reliable, fast responding, long lifetime storage in grids and microgrids.

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    6. NextEra Energy Honored with Visionary Award for Innovation in Shared Value

      NextEra Energy Honored with Visionary Award for Innovation in Shared Value

      JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has been recognized with the Visionary Award for Innovation in Shared Value from the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation. The WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation is the only global membership organization and community of women corporate directors. "We're pleased to be recognized with this prestigious award from the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation," said Jim Robo, NextEra Energy chairman and CEO. "Being innovative and having a strong commitment to continuous improvement is at the heart of who we are as a company. From state-of-the-art renewable energy solutions and leading-edge battery storage systems to smart grid technology, we're making significant investments in innovative, advanced technologies to do what's right on behalf of our customers, our stakeholders and our shareholders. Importantly, it's our people and their passion for excellence that differentiates us from others in our industry, and I've long held the belief that our people are our greatest asset."

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      Mentions: U.S. Iowa WI
    7. EnSync Energy and Social Good Incubator Announce Sale of Solar Plus Storage PPA

      EnSync Energy and Social Good Incubator Announce Sale of Solar Plus Storage PPA

      MAUI, Hawaii, Feb. 28, 2018- EnSync, Inc. (NYSE American: ESNC), dba EnSync Energy Systems, a leading developer of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs), announced the sale of a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) it arranged on behalf of  J. Walter Cameron Center (JWCC) to an undisclosed investor. The PPA will bring the nonprofit incubator space nearly half a million dollars in savings during the terms of the agreement.

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      Mentions: HI
    8. Brattle Study: FERC Order Sets Course for 50,000 MW U.S. Storage Market

      Brattle Study: FERC Order Sets Course for 50,000 MW U.S. Storage Market

      BOSTON, Feb. 22, 2018- Economists at global economic consulting firm The Brattle Group released a study today examining the current state and potential future growth of the U.S. market for electricity storage.  The study finds that storage market potential could grow to 50,000 MW over the next decade if storage costs continue to decline and state regulatory policies build on the recently-issued FERC Order 841 to remove barriers that prevent storage resources from realizing multiple value streams.

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      Mentions: U.S. FERC
    9. Alfen to Supply Energy Storage System to Belgian Grid Operator Eandis to Prepare for the Future

      Alfen to Supply Energy Storage System to Belgian Grid Operator Eandis to Prepare for the Future

      Eandis is a distribution grid systems operator with activities in 229 cities and municipalities throughout Flanders in Belgium, responsible for 2.7 million electricity connections. Eandis recently added some 375 kWp rooftop solar power to its logistical center in Lokeren. To match the intermittent solar energy production with its own operations, it is now implementing Alfen's battery energy storage system called TheBattery. TheBattery contributes to the increasing electrification of the site, enabling the shift from fossil fuel powered machinery and vehicles towards electricity as source of energy.

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      Mentions: Belgium Netherlands
    10. Leclanché Building Complete Energy Storage Systems for Commercial and Industrial Applications with NRStor C&I in ...

      Leclanché Building Complete Energy Storage Systems for Commercial and Industrial Applications with NRStor C&I in ...

      YVERDON LES BAINS, Switzerland and DALLAS and TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2018-- Leclanché SA (SIX: LECN), a leading global and vertically-integrated battery energy storage solution company, has been selected by NRStor C&I, a subsidiary of NRStor Inc., to build a complete battery energy storage system under a turn-key EPC agreement for an Ontario-based industrial company seeking to reduce its energy costs through emissions-free technology. NRStor C&I, based in Toronto, is the principal investor in this project and will serve as the project owner and operator. It is a leading Canadian energy storage project developer and owner in the commercial, industrial and institutional space. NRStor C&I operates under a build, own and operate structure with a goal of reducing customers' electricity cost via peak demand reduction and optimizing multiple cashflow streams while utilizing a fossil fuel-free technology that helps customers reduce their carbon footprint.

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      Mentions: Asia U.S. Europe
    11. E.ON’s Texas Waves Energy Storage Projects Online, Capable of Fast Response

      E.ON’s Texas Waves Energy Storage Projects Online, Capable of Fast Response

      CHICAGO, Jan. 25, 2018- E.ON today announced its Texas Waves energy storage projects, co-located at the existing E.ON Pyron and Inadale wind farms in West Texas, have started operations. Texas Waves consists of two 9.9 megawatt (MW) short duration energy storage projects using lithium-ion battery technology and are an integral part of the wind farm facilities near Roscoe, Texas. Texas Waves are designed to provide ancillary services to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) market and can respond to shifts in power demand more quickly, improving system reliability and efficiency.

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    12. Spectrum Solar Plus Storage Project with EnSync Energy Commissioned and Operational in Hawaii

      Spectrum Solar Plus Storage Project with EnSync Energy Commissioned and Operational in Hawaii

      MILWAUKEE, Dec. 15, 2017 -- EnSync, Inc. (NYSE American: ESNC), dba EnSync Energy Systems, a leading developer of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs), announces the full commissioning and live operation of an advanced energy generation, storage and management system at a Spectrum headend facility in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, as part of a power purchase agreement owned by a leading U.S. infrastructure investor.

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      Mentions: HI
    13. Alfen: Energy Storage Makes The Hague Football Stadium Self-sustainable

      Alfen: Energy Storage Makes The Hague Football Stadium Self-sustainable

      ALMERE, The Netherlands, December 18, 2017 /-- A unique combination of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and energy storage allows visitors of the Cars Jeans football stadium in The Hague to charge their electric vehicles with maximal power from renewable resources. Alfen delivers this fully integrated project for its client Scholt Energy Control, supported by grid operator Stedin and the municipality of The Hague. The project is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2018. 

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    14. Data Shows Solid Growth for Energy Storage Market

      Data Shows Solid Growth for Energy Storage Market

      GTM Research provides quarterly data from monitoring energy storage capacity in the United States. According to the data, the U.S. deployed 50.4 MWh of energy storage in Q2 2017, up 6% year-over-year. Behind-the-meter deployments rose 140% quarter-over-quarter. The residential market rose 89% from Q1 2017 the data shows, while the non-residential market grew 151% from Q1 2017. A major portion of these increases resulted from accelerated pace of energy storage capacity growth in both California and Hawaii. Lithium-ion batteries dominated the energy storage market for the eleventh straight quarter, holding 94.2% of the market in Q2 2017.

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      Mentions: CA DoE NV
    15. RES Completed Construction of the Penitente Solar Project

      RES Completed Construction of the Penitente Solar Project

      BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 14, 2017 -- Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, construction, and operation of solar, energy storage, wind, and transmission projects across the globe, is pleased to announce that it has completed construction of the Penitente Solar Project, a 3 MW installation in Saguache County providing power to the San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative (SLVREC).  RES developed, constructed, and will operate and maintain the distributed solar photovoltaic system in South Central Colorado. AEP OnSite Partners owns the solar installation and provides the output to SLVREC through a long-term contract. SLVREC is the second-oldest electric cooperative in Colorado and is headquartered in Monte Vista, CO.

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    16. Duke Energy Plans Solar, Energy Storage Projects to Advance Reliability, Cleaner Energy for Indiana

      Duke Energy Plans Solar, Energy Storage Projects to Advance Reliability, Cleaner Energy for Indiana

      PLAINFIELD, Ind., Oct. 31, 2017-- As part of a commitment to advance cleaner energy for its customers, Duke Energy is planning to install battery storage equipment and solar panels that will operate as a microgrid at the Indiana National Guard's Camp Atterbury training operation in Johnson County, Ind. The company will also install battery storage equipment at a substation in Nabb, Ind., in Clark County. Plans for the projects must be approved by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission before work can begin. The microgrid at Camp Atterbury would be the first microgrid installed at a National Guard facility in Indiana.

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    17. EDF Energies Nouvelles Partners with Canadian Solar for a 92.5 MWp Photovoltaic Project in Brazil

      EDF Energies Nouvelles Partners with Canadian Solar for a 92.5 MWp Photovoltaic Project in Brazil

      GUELPH, Ontario, Aug. 10, 2017 - Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, and EDF Energies Nouvelles, a global market leader in renewable energy, announced today a partnership in the 92.5 MWp Pirapora III photovoltaic project in Brazil, through the sale of 80% interest in the Project by Canadian Solar to EDF EN do Brasil, EDF Energies Nouvelles' local subsidiary. The Pirapora III project has started construction and is expected to reach commercial operation in the fourth quarter of 2017. Canadian Solar is supplying modules for the Project from its 380 MWp modules factory established in Brazil to support the local market. EDF EN do Brasil will manage both the construction and operations phases of the Project.

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      Mentions: Japan India France
    18. Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar Team Up to Bring Automotive Battery Innovation to the U.S. Residential Solar Market

      Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar Team Up to Bring Automotive Battery Innovation to the U.S. Residential Solar Market

      LEHI, Utah and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 18, 2017 - Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the United States. The two companies will introduce a joint offering that will provide customers with the German engineering and performance of Mercedes-Benz batteries coupled with Vivint Solar's expertise in designing, installing and servicing solar energy systems. For Vivint Solar, which has a proven track record of installing solar energy systems in more than 100,000 homes across the United States, this is the first collaboration to integrate batteries with its offering. This will also be Mercedes-Benz Energy's first collaboration with a U.S. solar provider, bringing its premium, high-performance, road-tested technology for home use to the residential battery market. These storage systems are made to Mercedes-Benz quality standards and based on the same automotive-grade battery technology used in its electric and hybrid vehicles.

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    19. Maxwell Technologies Names Thibault Kassir VP and GM, Energy Storage Products

      Maxwell Technologies Names Thibault Kassir VP and GM, Energy Storage Products

      Maxwell Technologies, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage and power delivery solutions, today announced the appointment of Thibault Kassir as Vice President and General Manager, Energy Storage Products. With over 24 years of business and technical knowledge combined with considerable experience in Asia, Kassir will oversee Maxwell's global energy storage product line, tasked to build on recent momentum and to drive future growth.

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      Mentions: France GM Maxwell
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