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Energy storage growth clumpy but broad in 2019, next year it triples

Wood Mackenzie projects 430 MW of energy storage will be connected to the grid this year, 38% greater power than the prior year, however utility scale procurements are scheduled to begin deploying next year jumping volumes 300%.


Colorado utility sees “opportunistic window” to save money with solar and wind plus storage

Black Hills Energy is seeking 200 MW of solar power or wind plus energy storage capacity as part of an RFP, driven – not by any requirements – but by 2019 summertime bids solar and solar plus storage bids of 2.4¢/kWh and 3.6¢/kWh and the pending step down of the 30% investment tax credit.


Duke doles out the big bucks in Florida

Then utility giant’s Florida subsidiary has issued a $700 million green bond, at least part of which will be used to develop solar in pursuit of the company’s 700 MW by 2022 goal in Florida.


Solar panels manufactured by a solar power installer

Vikram Solar recently announced three commercial sized solar modules for the US market – a framed and frameless bifacial, and a half cut standard monoPERC – whose peak output ranges from 375 through 425 watts, available starting in January 2020.


6 GW for New York by 2025, PG&E keeps paying: pvMB 11/27/19

Hello one and all and because we won’t be around to say it tomorrow, Happy Thanksgiving! Today, however, we’ve got ConncetGen’s new CEO, Brownfields in Minnesota and more!

If solar and wind are so cheap, why are their haters making so much noise

A report from US research labs shows natural gas as the leading reason wholesale electricity pricing has fallen over the last decade across the country, however, looking at key markets it is clear there are larger downward effects where wind and solar have been most heavily deployed.


Springbok foreshadows Capital Dynamics upcoming development dominance

The 450 MWdc cluster is finally fully operational in California, heralding the start of a Capital Dynamics project pipeline that encompasses multiple GW across the utility and C&I spaces.

Vermont letting homeowners sell solar power direct to business

Green Mountain Power has launched a real time blockchain tracked peer to peer platform, starting December 2, to allow businesses to purchase solar power from customers who own the rights to the renewable energy credits via a phone app, using LO3 Energy’s backend software.


Hardware – energy storage – brief: Sunverge+LG, SMA+Dynapower, Cybertruck (Updated), more!

Since we got a lot of energy storage links this week, we decided to throw a whole bunch in at once! As well, we see that polysilicon modules are still edging downward in price, Green Rhino has a portable solar+storage system, the EIA showing that most energy storage installed in the USA is lithium ion, and a bit more!


NextEnergy buys big in North Carolina, project proposals flood Hawaii: pvMB 11/21/19

Hello one and all and welcome to your morning brief! Today we’ve got a grid modeling webinar, fertilizer created by solar, Sungrow storage in Florida and more!

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