The company is partnering with leading solar companies including NRG Energy
October 29, 2015
Ice Energy, a provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions, has announced the launch of Solar + Ice, which bundles its Ice Bear thermal energy storage unit with rooftop solar PV to deliver a cost-effective solar-plus-storage solution.
University wins EU research grant to develop new energy storage technology
October 5, 2015
London South Bank University’s (LSBU’s) School of The Built Environment and Architecture has received a research grant to investigate the potential of a promising new technology — cryogenic energy storage (CES) — to solve the problem of how to store excess renewable energy.
Firm says it has rapidly evolved from a battery company to an application solutions company
September 8, 2015
ZBB Energy announced that it has changed its name to EnSync Inc. (dba EnSync Energy Systems). The company is a developer of energy management systems for the commercial, industrial, utility, and multi-tenant building markets.
PosiGen Solar Solutions teams with SimpliPhi Power and Schneider Electric
September 2, 2015
PosiGen Solar Solutions marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by making a solar contribution to the city of New Orleans to help create a resilient City Hall. PosiGen, with partners SimpliPhi Power and Schneider Electric, is providing 25 kW of solar PV panels, energy storage, and an educational monitoring display.
IceBank tanks allow district to reduce peak energy consumption by more than 20 percent
July 6, 2015
CALMAC® announced that the Alamo Heights Independent School District (AHISD) in San Antonio is using the company’s ice-based energy storage technology to cool more than 325,000 square feet across five buildings on its high school campus and reduce its peak energy consumption.
Bill Creates a Framework to Support Greater Implementation
May 20, 2015
Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has introduced The Free Market Energy Act of 2015, legislation designed to help promote distributed energy resources in the United States.
Residential Generation Market Likely to Expand as Distributed Energy Resource Technologies Mature
October 9, 2014
Innovations in renewable distributed power generation, along with attractive new financing mechanisms, are providing residential customers with new options to manage their energy use and generate their own power, notes Navigant Research.
System Combines Big Data, Predictive Analytics, and Energy Storage
August 20, 2014
Stem Inc. announced that it has finalized an agreement to install and manage energy intelligence systems for its first Fortune 500 customer, Adobe. Stem will install its advanced energy storage and real-time data analytics solution in Adobe’s historic Baker and Hamilton Building in San Francisco.
System Can Significantly Cut Utility Demand Charges for Commercial and Industrial Buildings
August 11, 2014
Sharp Electronics Corp. has announced the launch of its SmartStorage energy storage solution, which is immediately available throughout California and will be expanded to other states in the second half of 2014. According to the company, the system can significantly cut utility demand charges for commercial and industrial buildings.
Technologies Like Rooftop Solar and CHP Are Transforming the Residential Market
June 26, 2014
Solar panels are just the most visible form of distributed energy resources (DER), notes Navigant Research. According to a new report from the research firm, worldwide revenue from all forms of residential distributed generation and energy storage will grow from $52.7 billion annually in 2014 to $71.6 billion in 2023.