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 […]
Researchers at Stanford are hot on the trail of new battery technology that would use inexpensive components like urea and aluminum to make affordable grid storage batteries.
Tesla has completed the largest battery grid storage facility in the world for Southern California Edison and in record time — just 94 days. It will replace a failed natural gas powered peaker plant nearby.
A couple in England has seen their electric bills drop by 86% after then installed a rooftop solar system with a Tesla Powerwall energy storage battery.
A containerized PV solar system with energy storage in the form of lithium-ion batteries has been be installed at Liberty State Park in New Jersey. The Eco Power station concept was unveiled in 2015, and a press release said the PV solar system capacity is 5 kilowatts. They system includes backup electricity generating capacity from […]
The government of Sweden has announced a new incentive program that will pay 60% of the cost of a residential battery storage system up to a maximum of $5,600. It runs until December 31, 2019
SOMO Village, a 600,000 square foot commercial facility with 50 businesses and 1000 employees now has the largest solar and energy storage installation in Sonoma County, California. It will save the owner $1.8 million in utility charges over 10 years.
Originally published on CleanTechnica. By Susanna Schick Last night, on a back lot at Universal Studios, Tesla unveiled the most promising facet of its impending merger with SolarCity — solar shingles as chic and efficient as their cars. These were paired with new Powerwall home batteries that have double the energy density of Tesla’s first Powerwall product. (You can watch the full video […]
On October 28, Elon Musk showed off the four styles of glass solar roof tiles developed by Tesla and 3M. The tiles are stylish and elegant. They are also affordable, says, Musk.