Tagged Batteries

California secretly struggles with renewables

By David Wojick, Ph.D. California has hooked up a grid battery system that is almost ten times bigger than the previous world record holder, but when it comes to making renewables reliable it is so small it might as well not exist.The new battery array is rated at a storage capacity of 1,200 megawatt hours…

Green New Deal ideologies, fantasies and realities

By Paul Driessen Your life, living standards, country and planet will take a big hit under the Green New Deal Paul Driessen Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, AOC, the Democrat Party and US environmentalists are committed to making climate change, the Green New Deal, and replacement of fossil fuels with wind, solar, battery and biofuel power…

Solar, batteries and “EV revolution” targeted in ACT budget

By Michael Mazengarb The ACT government outlines a $307 million, five-year spend on new clean energy measures, including batteries, rooftop solar and electric vehicles. The post Solar, batteries and “EV revolution” targeted in ACT budget appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Freedom Forever becomes “Platinum Elite” solar + storage partner of Sunrun

By Kelly Pickerel Multi-state solar dealership Freedom Forever has signed a three-year partnership with Sunrun as Freedom’s primary solar + storage service provider. Freedom’s vast network of trained independent sales dealers will use Sunrun’s platform to reach more people and better provide affordable solar and battery products. “Sunrun has been an integral part of Freedom…

An anode-free zinc battery that could someday store renewable energy

Renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, could help decrease the world’s reliance on fossil fuels. But first, power companies need a safe, cost-effective way to store the energy for later use. Massive lithium-ion batteries can do the job, but they suffer from safety issues and limited lithium availability. Now, researchers have made…

Macquarie taps into California grid-scale battery bonanza

By Joshua S Hill Macquarie Green Investment Group to take stake in esVolta, developer and owner of US big batteries including 600MWh of contracted projects mostly in California. The post Macquarie taps into California grid-scale battery bonanza appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Home battery uptake sets record highs in Victoria

By Sophie Vorrath New data shows Victoria closed out 2020 with records for solar battery rebate uptake and installation, as fortnightly allocations of discounted home batteries get “snapped up.” The post Home battery uptake sets record highs in Victoria appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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