Category Archives: solar batteries

SOLAR: Tesla batteries in short supply for many U.S. installers – E&E News
20 Feb
11:00

SOLAR: Tesla batteries in short supply for many U.S. installers – E&E News

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14,000 Leagues Under Electric Power: My Tesla Cost Me Almost Nothing – Forbes
20 Feb
11:00

14,000 Leagues Under Electric Power: My Tesla Cost Me Almost Nothing – Forbes

The author’s Tesla Model S crosses 50,000 milesGreg Autry Clocking 50,000 miles on my Tesla Model S has me pondering the value of electric vehicles. During my 85-mile, round trip commute from Yorba Linda, California USC’s Marshall School of Business in central Los Angeles, I fight the worst traffic on […]

Tesla batteries in short supply for many US solar installers – BNNBloomberg.ca
20 Feb
10:09

Tesla batteries in short supply for many US solar installers – BNNBloomberg.ca

There’s plenty of demand for Tesla Inc.’s Powerwall home-battery systems. The trick is finding installers that have them. Only 12 per cent of U.S. companies that install solar panels and residential batteries carry the Powerwall, a study Tuesday from Boston-based EnergySage and the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners […]

Clean Energy Deal Tracker: ExxonMobil, Facebook headline a record-breaking fourth quarter – GreenBiz
20 Feb
3:05

Clean Energy Deal Tracker: ExxonMobil, Facebook headline a record-breaking fourth quarter – GreenBiz

Not only was 2018 the biggest year on record for corporate renewable energy deals, with more than 6.5 gigawatts of contracts on the books, the furious pace of deal-making — and the creativity of the arrangements — barely slowed during the waning three months of the year. According to the […]

A New Path to Market for Flow Batteries: Rent an Electrolyte – Greentech Media News
20 Feb
3:03

A New Path to Market for Flow Batteries: Rent an Electrolyte – Greentech Media News

When you’re competing with mass-produced lithium-ion batteries, every bit of cost reduction counts. The dominant energy storage technology benefits from massive economies of scale. Flow batteries, a major class of alternative storage technologies, lack that scale, and some require vanadium, a material whose price shot up in the last three […]

PGE to build battery storage next to wind and solar power – Portland Tribune
20 Feb
2:48

PGE to build battery storage next to wind and solar power – Portland Tribune

Wheatridge project in Eastern Oregon will be nation’s largest to combine two forms of renewable energy with energy storage capability. Portland General Electric is teaming with NextEra Energy Inc. to build a major wind and solar energy project in Eastern Oregon that includes battery storage of electricity. The project, called […]

Which 5 Electric Vehicles Will Next Cross 100000 Sales In A Year? – CleanTechnica
20 Feb
12:50

Which 5 Electric Vehicles Will Next Cross 100000 Sales In A Year? – CleanTechnica

Cars Published on February 20th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan February 20th, 2019 by Zachary Shahan  I reported 11 days ago that the Tesla Model 3 was the best selling electric car in the world in 2018 (special thanks to Jose Pontes and EV Volumes for the data). What the […]

Swiss startup Energy Vault is stacking concrete blocks to store energy — Quartz – Quartz
20 Feb
12:49

Swiss startup Energy Vault is stacking concrete blocks to store energy — Quartz – Quartz

Thanks to the modern electric grid, you have access to electricity whenever you want. But the grid only works when electricity is generated in the same amounts as it is consumed. That said, it’s impossible to get the balance right all the time. So operators make grids more flexible by […]

Juha Saarinen: How batteries will transform the power grid – New Zealand Herald
20 Feb
12:07

Juha Saarinen: How batteries will transform the power grid – New Zealand Herald

COMMENT: Solar power is clearly on people’s minds, and my column on the topic generated plenty of feedback. First, am I paying too much for electricity at 37 c per kWh, and a $2.15 daily charge? A quick look through Consumer’s Powerswitch site, and those of other power retailers, suggest […]

Era Group Inc. (ERA) Reaches $11.47 After 3.00% Up Move; TRULITE (TRUL) Shorts Decreased By 12.5% – The Moveefy
20 Feb
3:13

Era Group Inc. (ERA) Reaches $11.47 After 3.00% Up Move; TRULITE (TRUL) Shorts Decreased By 12.5% – The Moveefy

The stock of Era Group Inc. (NYSE:ERA) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 11.58% or $1.19 during the last trading session, reaching $11.47. About 58,633 shares traded. Era Group Inc. (NYSE:ERA) has declined 10.02% since February 19, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. […]

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