Tesla Gets Approval For Shanghai Megapack Energy Storage Battery Plant

Tesla will be building a Megapack energy storage battery plant in China. The EV maker battery plant will come up near its electric vehicle gigafactory in Shanghai. According to a report, Tesla will invest around CNY1.5 billion (USD200 million) in the new megafactory. The factory will cover an area of about 20 hectares in the […]

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Primergy Signs 400 MW Solar & 1.6 GWh Battery Energy Storage PPA With San Diego

Solar and energy storage company Primergy Solar has announced that it has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for the full capacity of its 400 MWac and 1.6 GWh battery energy storage Purple Sage Energy Center with San Diego Community Power (SDCP). SDCP, California’s second largest Community Choice Aggregator (CCA) serving nearly 1 million […]

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Arevon Inks Deal With San Diego Community Power For Avocet Energy Storage

US-based renewable energy developer Arevon Energy has announced it has entered into a 15-year energy storage service agreement with San Diego Community Power (SDCP), California’s second-largest community choice aggregator, for the full capacity of the Avocet Energy Storage Project. The project is a 200-megawatt (MW)/800 megawatt-hours (MWh) stand-alone battery energy storage system (BESS) located in […]

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Arevon Secures $1.1 Billion Funding For California Solar And Storage Project

US-headquartered renewable energy developer Arevon Energy has announced that it has secured more than $1 billion in aggregate financing commitments for its Eland 2 Solar-plus-Storage Project in Kern County, California. The 374 megawatts (MWdc) solar project coupled with 150 MW/600-megawatt hours (MWh) of energy storage is under early-stage construction and is anticipated to come online […]

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Pristine Sun Gets Capital Commitment of $250 Million for Solar Expansion

US renewable energy player Pristine Sun Corporation has announced a $250 million capital commitment from strategic private equity and family office investors to develop renewable energy projects. The equity commitment will allow Pristine Sun to develop, finance, and build up to 5 GW of its solar projects. The official statement of the firm held that […]

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Hannon Armstrong (HASI) Invests 1.3 GW Renewables of AES Corp in USA

Climate solutions investor Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI) has announced the close of two new programmatic investments in grid-connected renewable energy assets developed, owned and operated by the AES Corporation. The US based HASI is a public company that provides capital to assets developed by companies in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other sustainable […]

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California Takes Top Spot in Second Consecutive Year in State Energy Efficiency Report ’22

A study titled “2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Report” has been released by the ACEEE (American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy). To reduce emissions and satisfy state clean energy targets, this analysis rates U.S. states based on their policy and program initiatives to promote equity, pursue efficiency, and save energy. California takes the first position […]

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Ocean Winds, CPP JV Golden State Wind Wins 2 GW California Wind Energy Lease

Ocean Winds and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) have said that their newly formed offshore wind joint venture – Golden State Wind – was awarded an 80,418-acre lease area by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in the Morro Bay area off the central coast of California. The lease area awarded, […]

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IKEA, SunPower Launch Home Solar Offering in California, USA

Global furniture store owner IKEA US has teamed up with SunPower, a  solar technology and energy services provider, to make home solar energy solutions easier to access in select California locations. The official statement of IKEA held that members of the IKEA family customer loyalty program will be able to purchase home solar solutions, available […]

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