Broad Reach Invests in 118MW Energy Storage Equipment of SYL Battery

Broad Reach Power has invested in 118-megawatt-hour (MWh) energy storage equipment from SYL Battery to support the Cascade Energy Storage project in Stockton, California. Broad Reach Power is an independent power producer based in Houston which owns a 13-gigawatt portfolio of utility-scale solar and energy storage power projects in Montana, California, Wyoming, Utah and Texas. […]

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Willdan to Install Smart-city Upgrades in Dublin, California, for $21.2 M

Willdan Group, Inc. has been selected by the City of Dublin, California, to implement citywide energy efficiency, infrastructure, resiliency, and smart-city upgrades under $21.2 million contract. Willdan is a US provider of professional technical and consulting services to utilities, government agencies, and private industry. Under this comprehensive contract, Willdan will perform project engineering, development, construction, […]

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Rivian Rolls Out World’s 1st Electric Pickup Truck for Customers

Based in California and backed by Amazon, EV startup Rivian has produced its first line of electric pickup trucks: R1T electric pickup. The firm is the first automaker to bring an electric pickup to the consumer market, beating Tesla, General Motors and others. The announcement was made by Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe in a tweet […]

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Vistra’s Moss Landing Storage Facility Offline Post “Overheating Incident”

Texas-based energy company Vistra Corp has begun its preliminary assessment of Phase I (300 megawatts) of its Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility in California following an “overheating incident” that occurred on the evening of Sept. 4 and rendered Phase I of the facility out of service. Teams from Vistra, battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution, engineering […]

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Tata Power & US firm AutoGrid to Deploy Smart Energy Management System in Delhi

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited is partnering with California-based AutoGrid to deploy artificial intelligence based smart energy management system in Delhi. The two companies are jointly launching a behavioural demand response program for the former’s residential customers to reduce peak demand and network capital costs. This pilot project aims to empower customers, by helping them […]

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Texas’s Winter Crisis Helps Build A Case For Solar Storage . Will It Be The Turning Point?

Earlier this year, Winter Storm Uri swept across North America in the month of February and thrust the U.S. state of Texas in the grip of a major power crisis, causing electricity outages, disrupting telecom facilities, and creating food, medical support, and heat shortages. Like many other power-dependent infrastructures, the Ullrich Water Treatment Plant in […]

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7th PVEL Scorecard Ranks 26 Module Manufacturers as Top Performers

California-headquartered PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), an independent test lab for the downstream solar and energy storage industry, recently published its 2021 PV Module Reliability Scorecard, which names 117 model types of PV modules from 26 manufacturers as Top Performers in PVEL’s testing. The 7th edition of the Scorecard applauds the widespread adoption of technical advances […]

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Leading CEO’s Ask Newsom to Dedicate $500 Mn in Hydrogen Infrastructure Funds

Executives of Major Energy Companies Point to Public Sector Support to Bolster Millions in Private Sector Investment In a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom, executives of 25 multi-national companies today called for major new investments in hydrogen infrastructure in the Golden State. “At this still early stage in market development, the signal California sends on […]

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