Nissan has partnered with Eaton, a US corporation, to bring residential storage battery systems to customers in the UK. We’ve reported on this partnership a few times over the years, but the product — xStorage — is now close to hitting homes. There’s also a business-scale product available. There are already 850,000 rooftop solar systems […]
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The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory has published a landmark report extensively detailing component and system-level cost breakdowns for residential PV solar systems equipped with energy storage.
LG Chem, the South Korean battery storage maker that has so far claimed the biggest share of the nascent Australian market, says that solar and battery storage is already beating grid power in most states.
Germany’s Sonnen Battery is opening an office in Atlanta to serve as its US headquarters for its residential battery storage sales and operations center. Sonnen uses LiFePo battery chemistry, the safest option of residential use.
Elon Musk tweeted last week that he could install a 100 mWh grid storage system for South Australia in less than 100 days. That has spurred other Australia based companies to offer proposals of their own.
Tesla is now supplying electricity to the island of Kauai under an agreement with the local utility company. That means Tesla is now a power provider, a role it sees itself adopting more often in the future.
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Tina Casey The news has been flying thick and fast about Germany-based sonnen, maker of the sonnenBatterie “eco compact” energy storage system. Billing its technology as “the smart way to capture the sun,” sonnen seems determined to race neck and neck with Tesla to fill strong demand in the US […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by George Harvey Nearly 10 months ago, Tony Seba, author of the 2014 book Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation, posted a video on YouTube, “CleanDisruption.” In both, he projected that a nearly complete disruption of the energy business would begin in 2020 and be well underway by 2022, the year he […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Kyle Field A new residential energy storage pilot seeks to better understand how batteries installed in homes can be used at the neighborhood level by grid operators to absorb solar power generation excesses during the day and discharge them when needed later in the day. A partnership between battery manufacturer Moixa, […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Derek Markham The Silicon Valley startup SolPad has just announced the specs, pricing, and pre-order date for its all-in-one solar plus storage mobile solution, which could help usher in a new era of entry-level solar. We first covered the SolPad product back in October of last year, with writer Matthew Klippenstein calling it […]