Category Archives: solar batteries

Walmart will open an Amazon Go-style Sam’s Club store – Engadget
15 Jun
3:14

Walmart will open an Amazon Go-style Sam’s Club store – Engadget

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Walmart is continuing to copy pages from the Amazon playbook, this time with a version of its Sam’s Club warehouse store where shoppers can check out by using their phones. The store, which takes some obvious influence from Amazon Go stores, will open up in Dallas […]

Electricity costs from battery storage down 76% since 2012: BNEF – Utility Dive
15 Jun
3:12

Electricity costs from battery storage down 76% since 2012: BNEF – Utility Dive

Dive Brief: The cost of electricity from batteries has decreased by 76% since 2012, making renewable energy combined with battery storage increasingly competitive with coal and gas generation. Within the past year, the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for lithium-ion batteries has fallen 35% to $187/MWh, according to the latest analysis […]

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms – The Guardian
15 Jun
3:12

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms – The Guardian

The Observer Solar power Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteries During one peak period, solar supplied a quarter of the UK’s electricity. Photograph: David Pearson/Alamy Britain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energy from their own customers under new laws to be […]

Walmart reportedly ditches planned streaming service to focus on Vudu – Engadget
15 Jun
2:57

Walmart reportedly ditches planned streaming service to focus on Vudu – Engadget

Sponsored Links Bloomberg via Getty Images Walmart has abandoned its plans to launch a new streaming video service, according to a report from CNBC. Instead of throwing resources behind a new product, the company will instead focus its attention on expanding its existing video platform Vudu. In response to the […]

Walmart buys Art.com to take on Amazon in home decor – Engadget
15 Jun
2:56

Walmart buys Art.com to take on Amazon in home decor – Engadget

Sponsored Links TennesseePhotographer via Getty Images Walmart announced that it is planning to acquire Art.com, a major online retailer of art and wall decor. The art seller will continue to operate as a standalone online storefront, but some of the platform’s more than two million products will be available through […]

Walmart’s same-day grocery delivery hits another snag – Engadget
15 Jun
2:56

Walmart’s same-day grocery delivery hits another snag – Engadget

Sponsored Links Wolterk via Getty Images Walmart’s same-day grocery delivery service has hit a snag. The giant retailer had partnered with Google-backed logistics company Deliv to get orders to customers’ front doors, but the two companies are parting ways after Deliv served Walmart with a termination notice, according to Reuters. […]

Walmart’s same-day grocery delivery hits another snag – Engadget
15 Jun
2:55

Walmart’s same-day grocery delivery hits another snag – Engadget

Sponsored Links Wolterk via Getty Images Walmart’s same-day grocery delivery service has hit a snag. The giant retailer had partnered with Google-backed logistics company Deliv to get orders to customers’ front doors, but the two companies are parting ways after Deliv served Walmart with a termination notice, according to Reuters. […]

FPL unveils plans for largest solar-powered battery in the world – Utility Dive
15 Jun
2:55

FPL unveils plans for largest solar-powered battery in the world – Utility Dive

Dive Brief: Florida Power & Light unveiled plans on Thursday to build what it says will be the largest solar-powered battery system in the world. The 409 MW/900 MWh Manatee Energy Storage Center is slated to begin operation in 2021, powered by an existing FPL solar plant built to help phase […]

Curtailment Is The Easy Answer – CleanTechnica
15 Jun
2:54

Curtailment Is The Easy Answer – CleanTechnica

Batteries Published on June 15th, 2019 | by Barry A.F. June 15th, 2019 by Barry A.F.  In a recent article, we found that curtailment of renewables may be cheaper than grid scale energy storage. Sometimes, the simplest solution is the best solution. However, given […]

Walmart is getting ready to announce ad-friendly Vudu originals – Engadget
15 Jun
2:51

Walmart is getting ready to announce ad-friendly Vudu originals – Engadget

Sponsored Links Bloomberg via Getty Images Walmart is reportedly developing at least six original series for its Vudu streaming service. It’s set to reveal a few of them to advertisers at a presentation this week. According to Bloomberg, it’s been in talks with studios to reboot old family-friendly shows. Walmart […]