Solar+storage

Coast Guard announces first solar+storage microgrid project
The U.S. Coast Guard will build its first battery energy storage system (BESS) with its also first-time microgrid at a training center in California. The Coast Guard selected Ameresco to provide energy savings performance contract (ESPC) services at Training Center Petaluma. The $43 million contract centers around the USCG’s first BESS and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s largest solar renewable project integrating in a microgrid. Training Center Petaluma faces a range of ene [...]
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Register: REW+ virtual event explores future of community solar and solar+storage
Stay informed about the latest renewable energy trends & technologies RENEWABLE+ Series is our new semi-annual virtual conference series focused on renewable energy. Hear directly from industry leaders at top companies like: Community Solar Projects and Programs: Today and TomorrowWednesday, October 6, 2021 | 10:45 AM CDT This session will bring together a project owner and a utility to discuss how community solar projects come together today and explore bes [...]
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FPL building world's largest solar-storage combo facility in Florida
The unit of NextEra Energy announced plans to build a 409-MW energy storage facility in Manatee County. FPL says the Manatee Energy Storage Center will be the world’s largest solar-power battery system by four-fold. [...]
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Vermont Solar-storage Projects Aim to Lower Costs During Peak Demand
A Vermont utility is adding solar panels and battery storage in hopes of lowering costs and improving reliability on hot summer days when electricity demand — and prices — tend to spike. [...]
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Sunrun Sees 1,000 Orders for Solar+storage in California, Hawaii
Sunrun has received about 1,000 orders for its recently launched BrightBox solar plus energy storage solution in California and Hawaii, Sunrun co-founder and CEO Lynn Jurich said during a March 8 4Q16 company earnings call.   [...]
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