Energy Storage

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Brooklyn’s Microgrid For Selling & Buying Electricity

A ‘microgrid’ platform has been opened in Brooklyn to allow consumers to buy and sell electricity directly to each other in a secure peer-to-peer network. It was created by Transactive Grid (TAG) to allow the production and consumption of electricity to be in the hands of consumers. Of course, this means when operating within the […]

March 16th

Top Solar Speakers Converge On Berlin April 10th

As I wrote yesterday, Solar Love is partnering with CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, GridHub, and others to bring the first Cleantech Revolution Tour event to Berlin, Germany. It will focus on solar energy one day (April 10) and electric vehicles the other day (April 9). You can view the agenda here, register here, or sign up to help […]

March 12th

Solar Revolution In Berlin — Join Us April 9–10!

In partnership with CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, GridHub, and several others, Solar Love is launching the first of several planned “Cleantech Revolution Tour” events in Berlin April 9–10. (Full agenda here — subject to change as we add partners, add speakers, and improve the event.) One day of the event will be focused on solar energy, […]

March 11th

Sunverge Energy Seals $36.5 Million Series C Financing Round

The notable energy storage technology company Sunverge Energy has secured $36.5 million in new funding via its recent Series C round of financing, according to recent reports. A major player behind the new funding is AGL Energy — Australia’s biggest publicly traded energy retailer. In relation to the new investment funding, AGL has entered into […]

February 19th

Iberdrola Partners With Yingli On Turnkey Solar PV Solution In Spain

Yingli Green Energy (aka Yingli Solar) has signed an agreement with Iberdrola to add a fresh new product for the Spanish solar market. “Smart Solar Iberdrola,” the turnkey solar PV solution, offers a combination of solar panels (through Yingli) for energy generation and batteries for backup, allowing consumers in Spain to consume all of the electricity they generate. […]

February 7th

Sonnen Announces Partnership With SolarWorld & PetersenDean

The European energy storage company Sonnen is partnering with the US companies SolarWorld and PetersenDean as part of its push into the American market, according to recent reports. In addition to the partnership with the US-based solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer, and with the residential roofing company, Sonnen will also be working with the residential solar […]

February 6th

First 75 MW Of California Utility’s Energy Storage Announced

PG&E is a utility operating in Northern California that serves 15–16 million people. It recently announced contracts for 75 MW of energy storage projects employing lithium-ion batteries, zinc/air batteries, and flywheel technology. The lithium-ion batteries are for 42 MW, the flywheel tech is for 20 MW, and the zinc/air batteries for 13 MW. The energy storage projects that […]

December 10th

Vermont Utility To Offer Tesla Powerwalls To Customers

Vermont’s main utility is going to be providing Tesla Powerwall home battery systems to customers who want them. If the utility’s customer agrees to allow the utility to use electricity stored in a Powerwall at home, the customer will also get paid for its use. There are three ways a customer can pay for the Powerwall: “GMP outlined to […]

December 9th

Solar Delivers Democratized Power For The Masses

Solar-powered energy generation is really a game changer, but you probably know that already if you’re on SolarLove. Folks who come here to read about solar are those catalyzing change, implementing solutions, dreaming about a cleaner and more independent future – the Doers, not the Talkers, if you will. Solar doesn’t just allow people to produce power, […]

November 16th