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.
Australian renewables investor Lyon Group has penned an agreement with China Huadian Corporation which will see the duo co-develop and invest in power-plus-battery energy storage systems across Australia, China and other Asian markets.
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.
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.
Country part of Latin America’s lithium triangle will tap into sizeable reserves of sought-after metal to create industrial ecosystem, top official says at PV plant launch.
Paris and Amsterdam pledge combined US$100m to back Sub-Saharan African solar while London sets aside US$250m for CIF's energy storage scheme.
European Investment Bank mulls shifting lending to batteries and market-based clean energy projects as part of policy reboot to help EU lead fight against climate change.
Italia Solare session warns proactive embrace of batteries will be needed to improve tough economics of ground-mounted PV, blighted by land restrictions and cannibalisation.