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NextEra wing selling $290M solar-storage project to AES Indiana

The Indiana subsidiary of AES Corp. will acquire and oversee building of a 250-MW solar and 180-MWh energy storage facility in that state.
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South Carolina’s Past Failures and New Policies Contribute to a Brighter Future for Solar...

South Carolina now stands among the more proactive Southern states in clean energy policy. But it wasn’t always that way.
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Utility giant NextEra adds 1.8 GW of renewables, storage to backlog

NextEra Energy added 1.8 gigawatts of renewables and storage to its backlog in the second quarter of 2021, the company reported last week.
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20-MW, 80-MWh Santa Ana battery storage project operational in California

Calpine and GE Renewable Energy this month announced completion of a 80-MWh standalone battery storage system in southern California. The Santa Ana Storage Project, which uses GE’s Reservoir energy storage technology, entered into commercial operation....

Investment trends in grid-scale battery storage

Continued growth in the renewables market depends heavily on the widespread implementation of effective energy storage technologies.

Energy Storage, Clean Power associations planning merger to strengthen U.S. renewable energy unity

The U.S. Energy Storage Association intends to merge with the American Clean Power Association in a move to spearhead transformative growth for renewable energies.

Sandia explores molten salt batteries for grid-scale energy storage

New molten sodium batteries operate at lower temperatures using low- cost materials Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have designed a new class of molten sodium batteries for grid-scale energy storage. The new battery design was shared...

Siemens and German utility to develop giant Li-Ion battery project

The need to ensure renewable energy resources can meet baseload power demand is intensifying the race for giant battery storage systems across Europe. Siemens Smart Infrastructure and German grid operator Zukunftsenergie Nordostbayern GmbH are the...

Enel Green Power grows US portfolio with 450MW solar+storage

Enel Green Power North America has acquired a 3.2GW solar portfolio, including 450MW solar-plus-storage projects, from Dakota Renewable Energy.

An idea to clear out the SPP interconnection queue backlog to reduce renewable PPA...

Clearing the current queue backlog is the focus of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) generator interconnection staff. However, they are missing a key long-term solution to address the root cause of backlog, identifying network...