Solar

San Francisco-based Candela Renewables announced this week that with Google has signed a PPA with the company for 140 MW of solar power that will be produced in Texas and sent to the ERCOT power grid. As part of the agreement, Candela will develop a new solar power project, boosting the local economy as a...
Storage

Hybrid energy storage is positioning energy storage at the same transmission node as a solar or wind or any other resource. Solar plus storage is a popular combination in the industry right now due to Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for commercial solar projects. Another reason why solar plus storage is favored is, storage increases the...
Wind Power

By Liam Denning, Bloomberg The Texas power market is a gamble. Generators seeking the occasional windfall from price spikes weigh the odds on temperature, wind-speed, the economy and, crucially, how much capacity their rivals are starting up or shutting down. Regarding the latter, they get some guidance from the state grid operator every six months in the...