grid services

April 13, 2021
As energy markets continue to adapt and grow, energy arbitrage could overtake frequency markets as a key revenue stream for many co-located solar plus storage projects.
January 19, 2021
US utility Hawaiian Electric will turn to thousands of home solar-plus-storage systems for capacity and grid services under a new contract with a virtual power plant provider.
November 20, 2020
Sunrun will aggregate home solar-plus-storage systems into a virtual power plant (VPP) capable of providing 5MW of grid support, with California utility Southern California Edison (SCE).
November 6, 2020
US residential solar leader Sunrun has posted a 40% surge in installs in Q3 2020, noting that the productivity of its sales force has surged throughout the pandemic.
September 18, 2020
US wholesale energy markets will be opened up to distributed energy resources (DERs) such as small-scale solar units and battery storage systems under a new ruling that proponents say will enhance grid reliability and lower costs for consumers.
August 21, 2020
First Solar has claimed its 141MW Luz del Norte solar project is the “world’s first” utility-scale solar facility licensed to provide ancillary grid services commercially.
August 11, 2020
Sunrun is hoping a gradual reopening of its sales channels and the “flywheel opportunity” of grid services in the US will provide a major boost moving forward, as it targets a 20% surge in installs throughout Q3 2020.
July 13, 2020
Distributed energy storage facilities in the US are set to join wholesale markets and compete to provide grid services after what’s described as the “single most important act” for the energy transition so far.
March 23, 2020
In this second part, we will talk about some of the companies preparing for business in the solar market in post-feed in tariff (FiT) Japan and the close links with energy storage that this market is strongly expected to rely on.
May 7, 2018
Israel-headquartered SolarEdge launched a software platform for aggregating household energy storage units - and other distributed energy equipment - into virtual power plants, last week. The company’s solution has already been chosen for a VPP project in Australia by AGL, one of the country’s biggest utilities. The commercial launch of the VPP platform direct to customers is now underway. Energy-Storage.News editor Andy Colthorpe spoke with Lior Handelsman, one of SolarEdge’s founders and vice president of marketing and product strategy.

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