Bay State Wind partners with Massachusetts energy storage company

Bay State Wind, has entered into a Letter of Intent to work collaboratively with Massachusetts-based NEC Energy Solutions to develop an energy storage solution for its 800-MW wind, with 55 MW – 110 MWh energy storage project. The Bay State Wind project will represent the world’s largest wind-paired energy storage system for commercial-scale energy, which will be located

Fairbanks Morse’s microgrid brings reliable power to Puerto Rico

Fairbanks Morse, an EnPro Industries company, announced that it has delivered its PoweReliability-as-a-Service platform to a Fortune 500 company in Puerto Rico. The installation provides a dual fuel combined heat and power (CHP) microgrid with about 10 MW of capacity. As an open platform, the microgrid can be customized to include the additional integration of

Hawaiian Electric launches four-hour kinetic energy storage system

Hawaiian Electric, in partnership with Amber Kinetics and Elemental Excelerator, has launched operations of a four-hour kinetic energy storage system powered by flywheel technology. The pilot project is the first commercial use of Amber Kinetics’ advanced technology in the U.S. Hawaiian Electric and Amber Kinetics are testing the 8-kW/32-kWh storage system for local grid reliability

The City of Rochester signs pledge to increase access to EV charging stations

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the Electrification Coalition, and Energetics Incorporated recently announced that the City of Rochester and five organizations have signed a pledge to increase access to electric vehicle charging stations for their employees. The pledges are part of Rochester’s Electric Vehicle Accelerator initiative, a pilot project launched […]

Study shows LA can reach 100% renewables by 2030, with help from storage

A report by Synapse Energy Economics and Food & Water Watch shows that with a combination of new wind and solar sources, investments in storage and energy efficiency and smart management of the grid, the Los Angeles Department of Power and Water (LADWP) can achieve a 100% clean energy system by the 2030. The research

GE launches the Reservoir, an innovative energy storage platform

With a commitment to deliver cleaner, more reliable power where and when it’s needed most, GE has launched the GE Reservoir — a comprehensive energy storage platform that delivers a suite of customized storage solutions to help customers address new challenges and seek new opportunities in a rapidly transforming power grid that is becoming more highly diversified and distributed. […]

ABB microgrid technology to integrate wind power in remote parts of Alaska

Deering and Buckland are two small villages in northwestern Alaska, with populations of 200 and 400 mostly indigenous Inupiaq people. For these residents, who rely heavily on fishing and hunting for their subsistence, life above the Arctic Circle is tough. Winter lasts for nine months with temperatures dipping to minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The challenge

SDG&E to add up to 166 MW of energy storage for emergency services & nonprofits

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) took another step toward preparing the region for the next major emergency. The company announced plans to add up to 166 MW of energy storage in a proposal submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). If approved, the projects would support public-sector facilities that provide safety, security and

The key role of energy storage backup power for wind-turbine pitch control

Editor’s note: This article comes from MaxPower Weekly, a blog from Maxwell Technologies. It is authored by Ralph Heick, Key Account Manager, EMEA. Wind turbines are strong, durable machines, but they are susceptible to damage by the wind they manage to harness into energy. To help protect the wind turbine from damage during excessive wind speeds or

INOAC selects Stem for 2.5 MWh of AI-powered energy storage in Canada

Stem, the global provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services, is deploying a 2.5-MWh energy storage system in St. Mary’s, Ontario at INOAC Interior Systems. INOAC, a supplier to the automotive industry. The system will save money and help reduce the expensive electricity peaks that impact all electricity consumers in the province. With Stem, INOAC aims