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Elisa Wood - September 18, 2014

US Court Decision a Loss for Wind, But Boon for Storage?

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rejected a claim by Chicago-based Exelon that its Texas Panhandle wind farms are entitled to favorable pricing. The wind farms sell power...

Bloomberg News Editors - September 17, 2014

Panasonic Riding Tesla Wave to Boost Battery Storage Sales in Europe

Panasonic Corp., the supplier of lithium-ion cells that plans to help Tesla Motors Inc. build a battery factory, said cooperation with the U.S. electric-car maker will probably boost...

Bruce Dorminey - September 16, 2014

Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage: Fantasy or Reality?

Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage (UW-CAES) — a step beyond underground energy storage in caverns — may soon offer conventional utilities a means of long-duration load shifting...

Bloomberg News Editors - September 15, 2014

German Clean Energy Shift Can Ignore Storage for Now, Study Says

Germany’s shift toward renewable energy can do without new storage infrastructure in the next two decades as it’s too expensive, according to a new study.

Bloomberg News Editors - September 12, 2014

India Makes Plans To Spur More Renewable Energy Development

India plans to ask power generators to invest in clean-energy projects as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to accelerate the nation’s shift away from the troubled coal industry.

Elisa Wood - September 10, 2014

Obama’s International Climate Strategy: More Grease for Renewables

It was good news for renewable energy when President Barack Obama in June proposed carbon dioxide restrictions on existing power plants. It is even better news now that he may use the...

Bloomberg News Editors - September 09, 2014

Tesla’s Musk Keeps Door Open to Future Electric Vehicle Projects with Toyota

Tesla Motors Inc.’s Elon Musk said the electric-car maker may form another partnership with Toyota Motor Corp., as the companies conclude an initial vehicle project that met with mixed...

Vince Font - September 05, 2014

Nevada Hits the Jackpot in Bid for Tesla Motors Gigafactory

Governor Brian Sandoval took to the podium yesterday in Carson City alongside solar magnate Elon Musk to announce Nevada has been chosen as the official home of the long-awaited Tesla...

Renewable Energy World Editors - September 04, 2014

Market for Lithium-ion Batteries Expected to Grow 4X by 2020

The global lithium-ion battery market should experience exuberant growth in next few years says a new report by Frost and Sullivan. The firm urges li-ion battery makers to include the...

Bloomberg News Editors - September 02, 2014

China's Shunfeng Aims for 3 GW of Installations to Rival Biggest Solar Makers

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd., which plans to become one of the world’s biggest solar cell manufacturers this year, said it’s speaking with as many as five banks about finance...

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