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Energy Storage


Financing Committed for Major California, Texas Solar Projects

Four large solar power projects, including two that will feature battery energy storage systems (BESS), are moving forward after the closing of financing commitments for the installations. Intersect Power, an…



The Energy Conundrum: Decarbonizing the Power Supply While Maintaining Reliable and Affordable Electricity

Countries throughout the world have set carbon emission reduction targets in an effort to limit the effects of climate change. Many are striving to achieve net zero in coming decades.…


Oxford Group: Decarbonizing Energy Would Save $12 Trillion

A new study from business and environmental researchers at Oxford University disputes the notion that a strategy to transition global power generation toward renewable energy and away from fossil fuels…


Energy Storage Projects in New York and Texas Get Boost

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Sept. 8 that $16.6 million had been awarded to five long-duration energy storage projects in her state. She also said an additional $17…


Why the Solar Market Is Down and Why It’s Poised for a Comeback

The forecast for U.S. solar energy installations in 2022 have been revised downward in a report published by Wood Mackenzie and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on Sept. 8,…


A Fine Balance: Building One of Europe’s Largest Hybrid Facilities

When Swedish company Vattenfall in 2018 set out to combine wind, solar, and battery storage resources at this pioneering energy park in the Netherlands, its foremost focus was to demonstrate…