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March 21, 2022
California’s grid operator has green-lighted a new plan to upgrade and expand the state’s transmission system as more renewables come online amid increased electrification.
February 2, 2022
California’s energy transition will need 53GW of solar PV by 2045, with the state’s transmission system requiring a US$30.5 billion investment alongside major increases in energy storage to accommodate the extra power.  
August 25, 2021
Renewable capacity additions in California mean the curtailment of solar generation in the state is increasing, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
August 13, 2021
Sean Rai-Roche interviews the CSO of a virtual power plant in California to explore how the company is helping to reduce the need for peaker plants by moderating peak hours electricity demand
July 16, 2021
The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has almost 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its interconnection queue.
October 1, 2020
Smoke from wildfires in California caused solar-powered generation in the state to nosedive last month as airborne particles blocked out sunlight, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
August 25, 2020
A round-up of the latest news from the US, where SEIA endorses a tax exemption for solar projects in California, an ex-CAISO chair calls for additional storage and 174 Power Global energises a 180MW facility in Texas.
August 20, 2020
Update 21 August 2020: A representative of Capital Dynamics contacted Energy-Storage.news with the additional information on the sizing, capacity and location of the planned projects.
September 27, 2017
Seeking ways to optimise the use of clean energy, California network operator CAISO (California Independent System Operator) is considering the introduction of a load-shifting product that would incentivise storing peak energy for later use.
August 17, 2017
California’s grid operations will be supported by the ramping of an estimated 3,000MW of energy storage, when a solar eclipse expected across the Pacific North-West of the US will cause PV generation to dip.

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