NREL to test SMA storage equipment

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) will use SMA technology for a 1-MW battery pilot project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), the nation’s premier wind energy technology research facility. Using the RESolve energy storage system, the project will test various components of energy storage and educate

Younicos commissions solar+storage microgrid at Panasonic’s Denver operations hub

Younicos has commissioned a 1 MW / 2 MWh lithium-ion battery system in partnership with Panasonic and Xcel Energy. The news was announced at the Energy Storage Association’s 27th Annual Conference, which offered two delegate group tours of the multi-resource microgrid. The system is located at Peña Station NEXT, a transit-oriented smart and sustainable development in Denver.

IREC offers storage guide for policymakers

A new tool published today by the independent Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Charging Ahead: An Energy Storage Guide for State Policymakers provides regulators and other decision makers with specific guidance on key issues for policy consideration, including foundational policies for advanced energy storage – a new generation of technologies characterized by flexible operating capabilities and diverse

Solar+storage keeps light on at Chula Vista, California church

SunFusion Solar is installing a solar+storage at the First Southern Baptist Church of Chula Vista, California. The project includes 15 kW of solar and a 45 kWh battery from iDemand Energy Storage (iDES3). The system is expected to be completed this summer at a cost of roughly $110,000. “Our primary reason for getting the system was to

Adara Power introduces 20-kWh residential energy storage solution

Adara Power offers its second-generation energy storage system, the Adara Pulse. The Adara Pulse is an intelligent solution that’s stackable to 20 kWh for residential energy storage, driven by Adara’s iC3 Smart Controls technology. The Adara Pulse integrates all elements of the energy storage system with a modular hardware and software approach, enabling the components to

Exhibit prepares to show advantages of hydrogen and fuel cell storage at SPI

A new exhibit featuring the advantage of using hydrogen and fuel cells will take place at the Solar Power International (SPI) show this fall. The exhibit will be part of Energy Storage International, a large energy storage event co-located with SPI, with more than 115 exhibitors. Electrolyser, hydrogen compressor and fuel cell companies such as ITM

EnSync to add solar+storage to Hawaii food processing company

EnSync has entered into a PPA with a Hawaii-based food processing company. The DER system is designed to provide sustainability and electrical resiliency by adding solar+storage at the processor’s site, while also supporting expansion of grid service capabilities with the local utility. Based on Oahu, the food processing company selected EnSync Energy’s DER platform technologies to

JLM Energy installs carport solar on Hoopa Valley Tribe community center

Leadership of the Hoopa Valley Tribe is taking the next step in environmental stewardship and enhancing sovereignty by investing in JLM Energy’s solar+storage solution that will make it possible to rely on stored energy during peak times. “JLM’s Phazr is the most innovative solution available today. It will enhance our independence and save money. More

EnSync to add solar+storage to Chemehuevi Native American tribe’s community center

EnSync Energy Systems, developer of innovative distributed energy resource (DER) systems and internet of energy (IOE) control platforms for the utility, commercial, industrial and multi-tenant building markets, announced it will be supplying its Matrix Energy Management and DER Flex technologies, to serve as the platform for immediate and long-term energy and sustainability goals of the

Install hybrid inverters to simplify adding batteries

When it comes to energy storage, you don’t want science projects and unhappy customers. Ensure a near-future revenue stream by offering storage-ready hybrid inverters. Batteries with grid-tied PV will soon be the standard offering, as customers increasingly recognize the benefits of storing local behind-the-meter energy. Pricing on lithium-ion smart batteries is projected to fall rapidly