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Energy storage as a transmission system asset

At a grid-scale energy storage panel at Intersolar North America, industry leaders pointed to international storage project case studies that could be replicated in the U.S.


Energy justice, LMI solar strike a chord at Intersolar

The energy burden on disadvantaged or low-to-moderate income communities has translated to more than 15% of disadvantaged households’ income devoted to paying for energy each month as the cost for electricity rises, compared to 2 to 3% that average income households typically pay for energy each month.


Iron flow battery added to solar-on-canal project

The University of California, Merced has shown that up to 13 GW of solar capacity could be installed over California’s canals, which would require approximately 3 GW of energy storage.

Enphase and Lumio expand U.S. microinverter, storage partnership

The strategic relationship with Lumio will amplify the impact and distribution of Enphase Energy Systems, providing homeowners more access to sustainable and grid-independent power sources.

U.S. energy storage market set for take off

The U.S. Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is set to ignite the energy storage market in 2024, as analysts expect up to 65 GW/260 GWh of projects through 2026. The outlook is for battery project sizes to increase as the pipeline takes shape.

Duke Energy reports Q4 loss, pending job cuts

Duke’s five-year capital plan of $65 billion is focused on energy transition investments, which it says is a considerable increase over previous budgets, while its current budget removes almost $3 billion of capital it would have invested into the utility solar and distributed generation business.

Energy efficiency specialist expands into rooftop solar for Connecticut nursing home

Budderfly, a Connecticut energy-as-a-service company, is reviewing new solar offerings with Ryders Health, Sonic and Subway restaurants.

IRA spurs 101k clean energy jobs in first six months

As of January 31, 2023, there are more than 90 new manufacturing facilities and renewable energy projects developed in rural towns and large cities, representing an aggregate of $89.5 billion of new investments into the clean energy market, according to a Climate Power report.

Desert Quartzite solar-plus-storage plant gets greenlight from BLM

The utility solar project will result in capital investment of $1 billion and supply clean power to roughly 120,000 homes. The facility is expected to create more than 900 construction jobs and is expected to reach commercial scale operations by December 2024.

Reactivate Illinois community solar program enrollment begins

The Illinois projects provide benefits to income-qualified and energy transition communities and will deliver enough clean energy to power about 1,200 homes, providing customers a combined projected savings of $12 million over 20 years.

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