Tagged Batteries

Longroad Energy developing 160-MW Hawaiian solar + storage project

By Billy Ludt Longroad Energy was selected by Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) to begin developing two utility-scale solar + battery storage projects for completion in 2023. The proposed projects include the 120 MWac/480 MWh Mahi Solar in Kunia, O’ahu, which would be the state’s largest solar project to date, and the 40 MWac/160 MWh Pulehu…

Solar Energy Farms Offer Second Life for Electric Vehicle Batteries

As electric vehicles rapidly grow in popularity worldwide, there will soon be a wave of used batteries whose performance is no longer sufficient for vehicles that need reliable acceleration and range. But a new study shows that these batteries could still have a useful and profitable second life as backup storage for grid-scale solar photovoltaic…

Plus Power Breaks Into Battery Big League With Grid-Tied Project for Hawaiian Electric

By [email protected] Earlier this month Hawaiian Electric announced a slew of solar-plus-storage projects to continue its shift to fossil-free energy. Tucked inside that announcement was a big development: a massive grid-tied battery that will take over crucial duties from the last coal plant anywhere in Hawaii. The 185-megawatt/565-megawatt-hour Kapolei Energy Storage project marks a dramatic…

Used EV batteries may provide cheaper options for grid-scale solar storage

By Sophie Vorrath MIT study shows a utility-scale solar storage system made of used EV batteries could offer profitable return on investment and extend battery lives by a decade. The post Used EV batteries may provide cheaper options for grid-scale solar storage appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Risen joins bid to deliver solar and battery storage for bushfire victims

By Sophie Vorrath Risen Energy joins 5B, Tesla, Enphase, and software billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes in bid to power bushfire-affected communities with stand-alone solar and storage. The post Risen joins bid to deliver solar and battery storage for bushfire victims appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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