Posts Tagged ‘solar battery storage’

Tesla to FERC: Energy Storage, DERs Enhance Grid Resilience

Tesla last week stood up for energy storage and distributed energy resources (DER), telling the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that it should consider these assets carefully as it looks to define what makes a resilient power grid. In May 9 comments filed with FERC, Tesla said that, in the event of a threat to…

Read More

Energy Sage review: Tesla Powerwall

From Energy Sage. Tesla Powerwall: the complete battery review Last updated 4/20/2018 Back in 2015, automaker Tesla Motors set its sights on the home energy storage market and announced the launch of its home battery product, the Tesla Powerwall. In the past, Tesla Motors has been praised for making high-quality electric vehicles, as well as…

Read More

Tesla Energy Storage Business About To Take Off

Nick Cox discusses Tesla’s recent contracts in energy storage and world-wide projects including Australia, Puerto Rico, Polynesia and Hawaii. Cox predicts a sunny future for Tesla energy storage divisions. Tesla Energy Storage Business About To Take Off Apr. 30, 2018 By Nick Cox Summary Recent contracts sowing the seeds for substantial business. Potential in both…

Read More

Marco on Hawaii Public Radio The Conversation: February 20th, 2018

Featured on The Conversation: Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 By Chris Vandercook, Catherine Cruz & Bill Dorman Big Island Solar Update Hawaii’s people use solar energy more, on a per capita basis than the people of any other state. Now that battery storage technology is advancing, it makes more sense than ever. Listen to audio:

Read More

How solar owners’ post-hurricane demand for batteries could impact utilities

Extreme weather is driving customers to solar-plus-storage as backup power, but they can use it to cut back on electricity use, too. An article on UtilityDive.com discusses the impact of the growing demand, and lowering costs, for solar-plus-storage solutions. Read the article: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/how-solar-owners-post-hurricane-demand-for-batteries-could-impact-utilitie/516806/  

Read More

PUC rejects solar bid to lift cap on customer grid-supply option

By Duane Shimogawa – Reporter Pacific Business News Hawaii regulators have shot down a request by an alliance of solar energy industry trade groups to increase the cap on one of the options for installing rooftop solar that replaced net energy metering, according to public documents. Earlier this year, the solar groups, including Sunpower Corp.…

Read More