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The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will host a workshop later this month aimed at kick-starting the production of a roadmap for the future deployment of energy storage.
Solar power production in California hit a new record on 8 March 2014, as output peaked at 4,093MW.
The pipeline of approved PV projects in the Philippines reached over 1GW in January, according to the country’s Department of Energy (DoE).
The company showcased a selection of its products at the Ecobuild show in London this week, including a battery-based energy storage system for use in combination with PV.
A modest decline of around 10% in the feed-in tariff rate is expected in Japan, while near term demand for solar remains “very strong” in the country, according to Deutsche Bank.
The Rocky Mountain Institute has published a report which claims it could be possible, using PV coupled with storage, for portions of the USA to “defect” away from using grid networks entirely by 2030.
The utility-scale energy storage market will exceed US$2.5 billion in revenue by the year 2023, according to forecasting by Navigant Research, the research arm of consultancy Navigant.
The largest electric holding power company in the US, Duke Energy has issued a request for proposals (RfP) for 300MW of solar.
Sunedison and United Renewable Energy (URE) have successfully collaborated on 1.3MW of solar projects in the US state of Georgia.
A breakthrough in concentrating solar power (CSP), the US’s 392MW Ivanpah Solar Electric system has now reached full commercial operation.
Nuclear and renewable energy technology engineer, Areva has teamed up with renewables energy generator and distributor, Schneider Electric.
Industry advocacy body, the Australian Solar Council, has launched a ‘save solar’ campaign.
Grid-scale electrical energy storage (EES) company Primus Power announced that a Series C funding round has secured US$20 million worth of investment, including a “major contribution” from Anglo American Platinum.
Chile’s Environmental Assessment Service (Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental SEIA) has approved the environmental impact statement for a 50MW solar project.
A new category for Electrical Energy Storage systems has been added to the Intersolar Awards, with the prize given at Intersolar Europe in Munich on 4 June.