Posts tagged: battery storage

Wind Powered All of Scotland in October and Other Renewable Success Stories

The Trump strategy of slapping penalties on these technologies and giving fossil fuels subsidies has a very limited shelf life By: Juan Cole Wind and solar keep falling in price—each fell 6 percent in 2016. That fall was not as big as the two previous years, but there is every reason to expect price drops much bigger […]

Microorganisms to Convert Renewable Energy to Pipelineable Natural Gas

By Maurice Smith Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has installed a novel bioreactor system that will be used to test power-to-gas technology at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. The project is the first of its kind in the United States converting hydrogen generated from excess renewable power into […]

South Australia Heading to 80% Wind and Solar by 2021/22

By: Giles Parkinson South Australia is not just likely to have already met its target of 50 per cent renewables some eight years ahead of time, it is now heading for an extraordinary penetration rate of 80 per cent wind and solar by 2021. That, at least, is the presumption of the Australian Energy Market […]

First Utility-Scale Tesla Battery Being Installed in Europe

By: Sam Pothercary Tesla’s utility and business energy storage solution, the Powerpack, is being installed by U.K. developer Camborne Energy Storage alongside a PV plant in Somerset, making it the first large-scale Tesla storage unit to be installed in Europe. As energy storage solutions become more in vogue in is little surprise to see big […]