PV, onshore wind new-builds already the most competitive option for two-thirds of global population, BNEF review finds as lockdown dynamics unlock surge of cheap clean power.
Solar and storage among key drivers of a transformation IRENA believes could unlock US$98trn GDP boost, tapping into green principles to turn the page from this year’s economic shock.
Plan by California Public Utilities Commission hinges upon the roll-out of high volumes of solar (11GW) and battery storage (8.87GW) in US state hit by outages in recent years.
Segment has achieved 'remarkable' diversity in the US as it reached commercial scale and is set to grow 14-fold to 7.3GW by 2025, according to new WoodMac report.
Federal energy regulator accused of ‘overreach’ after maintaining provision that may force solar, storage and others to offer minimum prices when competing at state’s capacity market.
Mining giant Fortescue will mix solar (150MW), gas (150MW) with “large-scale” storage battery at hub in Western Australia, adding to 60MW first solar stage announced last year.
New PV and wind could outcompete most existing fossil fuel capacity by 2025, outfit predicts as it lays out timetable for the 5.8GW renewable project backlog it amassed last year.
State’s energy commission waves through roadmap by utility SMUD to install 1.5GW of utility-scale solar, 600MW of rooftop PV and 560MW of utility-scale energy storage by 2040.
Switching to full renewables by 2050 in line with climate goals would see global solar create 22 million of a total 35 million new energy sector jobs, with batteries employing 4.5 million.
Firm announces maiden grid-scale battery project as it enters segment after taking its renewable portfolio up to 1.9GW mark.
Trillions-worth giant lays out new opportunity areas for its third investment vehicle for global renewables, which has taken just months to raise US$1bn of a US$2.5bn final target.
Utility and subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy aims to add 6.3GW of PV and 2.8GW of batteries by 2038, with storage part of ‘low-cost’ calculations for the first time.
Energy-Storage.news editor Andy Colthorpe decodes the key takeaways of the Salt Lake City show after a week where tomorrow's storage and solar took centre stage.
The equity transfer comes weeks after Meralco launched a 2MW/2MWh battery electric storage system 50km north of Manila that will work to stabilise energy from a 3.8MW solar farm.
East Bay Community Energy approves deals to buy 225MW of clean energy and 80MW / 160MWh of energy storage, with PV tariffs coming in at US$22/MWh.