Tesla Energy Storage Demand “Far Outpacing” Production Capacity

CleanTechnica

Tesla energy storage is in high demand, growing faster than Tesla can keep up. Meanwhile, solar demand is down, but much if not all of that relates to the coronavirus shutdown.

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Kansas Supreme Court Invalidates Demand Charges For Residential Solar Customers

CleanTechnica

Solar energy advocates have won an important legal battle against demand charges imposed on rooftop solar customers in Kansas.

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Utility Adds 2.5 MW Of Demand Response Capabilities With Very Unusual “Batteries”

CleanTechnica

Hawaiian Electric (HECO) recently added 2.5MW of grid services to its grid, allowing it to store energy during peak solar and wind production periods, and did so without any traditional batteries, flywheels, or pumped hydro.

Demand 312

Tesla May Offer German Customers Energy Options As Well As Cars

CleanTechnica

Tesla is asking potential customers in Germany what energy services they would like to be offered, from rooftop solar to residential storage and expanded charging options.

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Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand?

GreenBiz

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand? Green hydrogen — made by splitting water’s hydrogen and oxygen using electricity produced by renewable sources — is a small fish in the "energies pond." Patch, an energy and technology consultant. Energy & Climate.

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Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams — New CleanTechnica Report

CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica has a new report out today, one highlighting the results of several thousand surveys of electric vehicle drivers in the US, Canada, and Europe. This initial report covers findings from North America and the UK.

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Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy

GreenBiz

COVID-19 Energy & Climate Renewable Energy Solar Wind PowerWith the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted.

Demand 359

Renewables Crushing Coal ? 100 Days Already In 2020 In USA

CleanTechnica

If you need some good news at a time when there’s plenty of the less-good sort, try this: Renewable energy is crossing some really important milestones in its contribution to the US power sector.

Demand 425

SolarTaxi’s Electric Motorcycles Charge Up Ghana’s On-Demand Delivery Market

CleanTechnica

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We Should Drive EVs To Use Extra Electricity Capacity

CleanTechnica

The need to decarbonize our economy presents new opportunities to increase electricity demand beneficially. And doing that — particularly by electrifying transportation — has never been cheaper or easier to do than it is now.

The Sense Solar Home Energy Monitor Is Like An X-Ray For Your Home Electrical System — CleanTechnica Review

CleanTechnica

After the climate change-fueled wildfire season of 2017 gobbled up our home, we rebuilt our home the right way, with rooftop solar, energy storage, and no fossil fuels piped to the house.

7 Bonus Solar + Storage Stories — Sonnen, Sunrun, Stem …

CleanTechnica

We've published many solar energy articles in the past month and many energy storage articles, but here are 7 more solar plus storage (solar+storage) articles we just couldn't dedicate full articles to. Energy Storage Association (ESA) UL LLC US DOE US energy storage US Solar Energy

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Siemens Seeks To Optimize Microgrid Solutions With New Building Management System Integration

CleanTechnica

Siemens is pushing into microgrid development with news of the launch of a new microgrid test bed at its New Jersey R&D facility.

Fees Dampen Demand For Rooftop Solar In Alabama

CleanTechnica

Clean Power Rooftop Solar Solar Energy Alabama alabama power rooftop solar fees Southern Environmental Law CenterAlabama Power, which serves two-thirds of electricity customers in the state, assesses people who have rooftop solar systems a fee of $5.00

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Lyft or Uber Electric Car Cuts 3× More Pollution than Your Electric Car

CleanTechnica

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Energy Efficiency Is A Core Target For Machine Learning

CleanTechnica

Multiple firms around the world are leveraging machine learning to optimize building energy consumption for cost savings and carbon reductions.

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City Of Sydney Goes 100% Renewable

CleanTechnica

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Demand 429

Sense Analysis Highlights Benefits Of Home Energy Management (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

CleanTechnica

Installing a rooftop solar system on your home might feel like the best way to fully offset the electricity usage of the home, but new analysis from the home energy monitoring experts at Sense reveals that might not always be the case.

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Nissan & E.ON Partner On Large UK Vehicle-To-Grid Project

CleanTechnica

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Adapting To Fire: How Cities Can Enhance Resilience With Distributed Energy

CleanTechnica

Batteries Clean Power Climate Change Community Solar Demand Response Energy Storage Fossil Fuels Grid Grid Storage Health Lithium-Ion Batteries Microgrids Policy & Politics Science Solar Energy Solar Power Plants California California power outages cities City engagement City resilience.

HOMER Grid Software Now Models Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

CleanTechnica

Boulder, Colo – HOMER Energy by UL, global leader in the development of standard-setting energy modeling software, has announced that HOMER Grid, software for designing grid-tied distributed energy projects, can now model how hybrid systems power electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.

California Ports Turn to Microgrids for Energy Security, Demand Flexibility

GreenTechMedia

As California policymakers strengthen the state’s climate and clean energy targets, billions of dollars are being invested to transition to zero-emission cargo-handling equipment at major ports. But it can also substantially increase electricity demand at ports.

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Grid Coordination Opens Road For Electric Vehicle Flexibility

CleanTechnica

Unlocking the Value of Electric Mobility Technologies to Drive Efficiency and Reliability Across the Power System.

Generac Pivots From Generators Into Residential Energy Storage & Solar At #SPI2019

CleanTechnica

We connected with Generac's Chief Marketing Officer and president of its new clean energy business, Russ Minick, at SPI 2019, to talk about its big pivot into energy storage products to learn more about where that strategy came from.

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Solar, Storage, & EV Charging: The Holy Trinity Of Home Energy Management At #SPI2019

CleanTechnica

Solar Power International landed in Salt Lake City, Utah this year and CleanTechnica was on the ground meeting with the change makers, the disruptors, the doers, the movers, and the shakers.

Correcting Anti-Renewable Energy Propaganda

CleanTechnica

A few years later, pro-nuclear lobbyists ran ads in German newspapers, claiming that renewables wouldn’t be able to meet 4% of German electricity demand. In 1989, pro-nuclear lobbyists claimed that wind power couldn’t even provide 1% of Germany’s electricity.

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Your Home Battery Can Be Part Of A Virtual Power Plant In California

CleanTechnica

Sunrun pulls in customers with a catchy truth about the unpredictability of life, and electricity. To be sure that your house stays alive with power, even if the grid goes down, Sunrun’s rechargeable solar battery systems are one solution.

Tesla Steps Into The Utility Space With New Grid Controller Patent

CleanTechnica

This week, Tesla locked in a new patent for a distributed electrical grid management system, with capability to control everything from massive grid-scale energy storage installations down to your washing machine to keep everything humming along nicely.

Hydropower demand is damaging Indigenous lands

Inhabitat - Innovation

states rush to set ambitious renewable energy goals, people don't stop to think where the hydropower is coming from and whom it may be hurting As many U.S.

EV Ownership & Rooftop Solar In Germany, France, Netherlands, & Norway — CleanTechnica Report

CleanTechnica

Tesla To Let Owners Be Utility Peaker Plants & Make Money, Speculates Gali

CleanTechnica

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How will COVID impact demand response?

Solar Power World

By EnergyHub Regions impacted by COVID-19 have seen energy demand affected by business closures and quarantine behavior. But overall reduction in demand due to COVID-19 does not mean that utilities are abandoning their demand response goals for the upcoming season.

Heat network webinars available free on-demand

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Switch2 Energy releases 'Lockdown Learning' webinar series for heat network designers, developers and operators

EVBox Pushes Into DC Fast Charging With An Eye On The Software-Powered Future Of EV Charging

CleanTechnica

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WoodMac: Coronavirus Will Undercut North American Power Demand Through 2021

GreenTechMedia

Wood Mackenzie projects significant pullbacks in the larger North American economy and corresponding impacts to demand for power. Wood Mackenzie’s baseline view yields lower power demand and power prices across North American power markets. How much will peak demand fall?

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The Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work

CleanTechnica

The following are the climate change solutions or approaches that I see from my investigations and discussions as gaining consensus and consilience on their viabiilty. It's not the how, but the what.

Millions Of Barrels Of Oil Nobody Wants Are Floating In The Ocean

CleanTechnica

Air Quality Cleantech News Energy Storage Fossil Fuels Oil fuel prices gas prices oil demand oil storage oil supply oil tanker price of oilThe price of oil is plummeting and millions of barrels of oil are being produced that nobody wants -- and they're going right to the ocean.

The coronavirus has accelerated changes in energy supply and demand

Eco-Business

There is a compelling case that the pandemic has accelerated the move away from fossil fuels, and that investments in renewable energy will continue to grow

California Renewable Curtailments Surge as Coronavirus Cuts Demand

GreenTechMedia

California grid operator CAISO has been curtailing renewable energy at record levels this year, as the state’s ever-rising share of solar power during daylight hours increasingly outpaces electricity demand.

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Solar+Storage Virtual Power Plant Coming To Shreveport, Louisiana

CleanTechnica

SimpliPhi Power, an American manufacturer of lithium-ion energy storage systems, has teamed up with Heila Technologies to deploy the intelligent energy storage + solar systems. Heila Technologies is deploying a new solar and storage platform in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Kiwi Power Kicks Into High Gear With North American Launch

CleanTechnica

UK-based Kiwi Power is kicking its distributed energy resource optimization technology business into high gear as it officially pushes into North American markets.

Solar+Storage Killer App From DR Microgrid (#CleanTechnica Exclusive)

CleanTechnica

One of the stealth technologies that was unveiled at the recent Solar Power International trade show in Salt Lake City a few weeks ago is the plug-and-play solar+storage+nanogrid solution from start-up DR Microgrid, of Santa Ana, CA.

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Your Journey Toward A Fully Electric Future Starts With A Single Step

CleanTechnica

Every journey towards a more sustainable lifestyle starts with a single step. It starts with a dissatisfaction for the status quo. With all that said, my encouragement to you today is to take your next step.