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Enphase Energy Enters Into Energy Storage Business with AC Battery

Introduces a modular, plug-and-play solution that is fully integrated into the Enphase Energy Management System Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), announced today its Enphase AC Battery, an advanced energy storage solution with a modular, plug-and-play storage device fully integrated with the just-introduced Enphase Energy Management System. Based on a distributed architecture, the AC Battery is […]

Siemens Partners With 1st Light Energy to demonstrate “Net-Zero” Energy Home Using Solar Microinverters, Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Energy generated from solar power and more efficient electric vehicle charging station offsets traditional power demand, resulting in lower utility bills Siemens first installation of its VersiCharge universal unit for electric vehicle charging Siemens, in partnership with 1st Light Energy, has installed its M250 solar microinverters and VersiCharge universal electric vehicle (EV) charging unit for […]

S&C Energy Storage Solutions to Improve Power Reliability and Efficiency in Rural Australia

Ergon Energy will use storage for peak shaving and voltage support in remote areas S&C Electric Compnay, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, today announces it was awarded a contract by Ergon Energy, an Australian utility, to provide 20 S&C PureWave® Community Energy Storage Systems for the utility’s Grid Utility Support […]

Capstone Turbine Secures Order to Upgrade South Korean Residential High-Rise

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it recently received a one megawatt order for a new residential high-rise building in Masan, South Korea. Yongwon Total Solution, Capstone’s South Korean partner, secured the order. According to the United Nations, South Korea ranks as the […]

NRG eVgo Completes Largest Corporate Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Southern California

Sony Pictures Entertainment employees at three locations can charge their electric cars while they work NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., has completed installation of the largest corporate deployment of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Southern California. eVgo has installed and will manage 60 charging stations at Sony Pictures Entertainment’s historic Lot […]

REA and STA to go separate ways

The Renewable Energy Association and Solar Trade Association will end their formal affiliation on 1 January 2015. The two associations became affiliated in March 2011, when the STA merged with the REA’s Solar Power Group and relaunched with representation of both the solar heating and solar power industries. Next year the two associations will become […]

Renewable natural gas: green innovation from the city of Saint-Hyacinthe and Gaz Métro

Today, the city of Saint-Hyacinthe and Gaz Métro announced the conclusion of a draft agreement for the purchase and injection of renewable natural gas produced in the city’s biomethanation centre. Under the agreement, Gaz Métro will purchase up to 13 million cubic metres of renewable natural gas per year for a 20-year period. Throughout the […]

California Approves $12 Million for Energy Efficiency and Alternative Fuel Programs

The California Energy Commission today approved more than $6.7 million in no-interest loans for the Tulare City School District, Kern Community College District, and Yuba Community College District to install energy-efficient upgrades at their facilities. During its monthly business meeting, the five-member Commission also approved more than $5.1 million in grants to Community Fuels, the […]

RenewableUK says additional funding is good news for the industry’s future

RenewableUK says today’s news of additional funding for renewable energy projects will provide a welcome stimulus to wind, wave and tidal projects in the UK. The announcement by the Department of Energy and Climate Change provides an extra £300m for all low-carbon technologies to be supported under the Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism. This is […]

Renewable energy SMEs and independents will struggle to compete under new CfD scheme

REA urges political parties to commit to making CfD scheme deliver value for money and help new entrants into the market This government has missed its last chance to make the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme a major driver of jobs and growth for the UK’s independent renewable power generators. Whilst the additional budget […]