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Storage & Renewable Energy Integration


GE is building America's first offshore wind farm with turbines twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty; Leanna Garfield, Business Insider, Aug 17, 2018

Energy Storage Requirements for Achieving 50% Solar Photovoltaic Energy Production in California; Paul Denholm and Rober Margolis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Aug 2016 [Report]

Should Energy Storage Share the Tax Credits for Renewable Energy?; Nick Stumo-Langer, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Aug 15, 2016

'Range anxiety' is scaring people away from electric cars — but the fear may be overblown; Chris Mooney, The Washington Post, Aug 15, 2016

Snowpack As Battery: A Primer; Katie Fulton, Citizen's Utility Board, Aug 9, 2016

Blackouts looming, California speeds battery deployment after Aliso Canyon gas leak; Peter Maloney, Utility Dive, Aug 11, 2016

Former Norwich dairy farm turns into solar energy site; Luther Turmelle, New Haven Register, Aug 10, 2016

Solar is Good. Solar Microgrids are Better; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, Aug 8, 2016

Adelaide charges ahead with world's largest 'virtual power plant'; Michael Slezak, The Guardian, Aug 5, 2016

An Energy Storage Mandate Could Be Coming Soon to Massachusetts; Julian Spector, greentech:Media, Aug 02, 2016

German company plugs into L.A. area for its electricity storage operation; Ivan Penn, Los Angeles Times, Jul 31, 2016

Community Microgrid Project Profile: From Disaster to Opportunity in Freeport, NY; Microgrid Knowledge, Jul 27, 2016

Port of Los Angeles unveils $27 million solar+storage microgrid project; PV Magazine, Edgar Meza, Jul 27 , 2016

Living Lab for Advanced Microgrids in Sonoma…Elon Musk: "Not Some Silly, Hippy Thing"…National EV Charging Coming; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, Jul 26, 2016

Germany Sets a New Solar Storage Record; Jeffrey H. Michel, The Energy Collective, July 18, 2016

GRID: Utilities give a first peek at N.Y.'s distributed energy future; Saqib Rahim and Peter Behr, E&E Publishing, Jul 7, 2016

Energy Storage Procurement Guidance Documents for Municipalities; Clean Energy Group/Clean Energy States Alliance, Jun 27, 2016

Is this the 'Non-Weird' Future of Microgrids?; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, Jun 27, 2016

New York City Seeks Developer for District Energy Microgrid; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, Jun 23, 2016

Greater than the sum: How aggregation is making storage into a software business; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Jun 13, 2016

Here's why the lights stayed on at NYU while the rest of Lower Manhattan went dark during Hurricane Sandy; Jeremy Deaton, Business Insider, Jun 11, 2016

We need lots more power lines. Why are we so bad at planning them?; David Roberts, Vox, Jun 9, 2016

Statement from ESA on Congressional Approval of an Energy Storage ITC; Energy Storage Association, May 25, 2016

Microgrids take off; Greg Scheu, Energy Central, May 18, 2016

What SolarCity's new portfolio of grid services can do for utilities; Herman K Trabish, Utility Dive, May 16, 2016

Electric Cars to Rival Tesla's Powerwall in Nissan Deal; Ania Nussbaum & Jessica Shankleman, Bloomberg, May 11, 2016

Why Used Electric Car Batteries Could Be Crucial To A Clean Energy Future; Joe Romm, Think Progress, May 9, 2016

Tesla will install more energy storage with Solarcity in 2016 than the USA installed in 2015; John Fitzgerald Weaver, electrek, Apr 25, 2016

New Discovery Leads to a Better Battery; Scicasts, Apr 22, 2016

"Community Storage" Is a New Way to Think About Reducing Grid Costs; Mark Dyson, Rocky Mountain Institute, Apr 18, 2016

First Grid-Scale Rail Energy Storage Project Gets Environmental Approval From BLM; Eric Wesoff, greentech:Media, Apr 18, 2016

Exelon's Next Big Stride: Connecticut Fuel Cell Microgrid; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, Apr 14, 2016

Leading edge: Hawaii utilities push storage, solar integration for 100% renewables mandate; Peter Maloney, Utility Dive, Mar 21, 2016

India opens market for solar battery makers such as Tesla; Anindya Upadhyay, LiveMint, Mar 15, 2016

New Fuel Cell Design Powered By Graphene-Wrapped Nanocrystals; Scicasts, Mar 15, 2016

In a Big Northwest Earthquake, Microgrids Can Prevent Outages; Lisa Cohn, Microgrid Knowledge, Mar 10, 2016

GE creates 'sunrotor' system to store, generate clean energy; Brittany A. Roston, SlashGear, Mar 9, 2016

Mighty Microgrids; Matt Grimley & John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Mar 2016 [Reports]

Water Heaters: As Sexy as a Tesla?; Margaret McCall, Rocky Mountain Institute, Feb 24, 2016

Integrating Run-of-the-River Hydropower into a Microgrid for Reliability; Lisa Cohn, Microgrid Knowledge, Feb 22, 2016

Solar microgrids and batteries could prevent another Black Saturday bushfire; Max Opray, The Guardian, Feb 7, 2016

All the Benefits this Utility Expects from its Microgrid Test Projects; Lisa Cohn, Microgrid Knowledge, Jan 11, 2016



Energy Storage Brings Resiliency to Eugene, OR; Todd Olinsky-Paul, Clean Energy States Alliance, Dec 21, 2015

3 Ways Wind and Solar Can Continue To Grow In a 21st-Century Grid; Mark Dyson, James Mandel, Ph.D., Amory B. Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute, Nov 30, 2015

Sonnenbatterie Launches Solar-Plus-Storage Storage System for $10,645; Jason Deign, greentechMedia, Nov 25, 2015

Oregon saddles up to implement trailblazing energy storage mandate; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Nov 17, 2015

Will Utilities Look at Solar Microgrids in the Rearview Mirror and Say "Uh Oh"; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, Nov 16, 2015

Automakers on Second-Life Batteries for the Grid: 'We Want a Foot in the Door of This Market'; Julia Pyper, greentech:Media, Nov 9, 2015

Cheap, Reliable, Lightweight Battery Near, but Not Here Yet; Umair Irfan, Scientific Amercian, Nov 2, 2015

Green Banks to Finance Microgrids?; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, Nov 2, 2015

Here's how microgrids and utilities are getting along; Mike Hower, GreenBiz, Oct 30, 2015

Think tank report says German solar-plus-storage breakthrough is imminent, warns of challenges; Andy Colthorpe, PV Tech Storage, Oct 28, 2015

San Francisco braces for the Big One with microgrids; Laurie Guevara-Stone, Green Biz, Oct 26, 2015

Primer: The now and future impacts of energy storage; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Oct 20, 2015

Utilities and Microgrids: It's Complicated; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, Oct 19, 2015

Rocky Mountain Institute: San Francisco Prepares for the Big One with Microgrids; Microgrid Knowledge, Oct 16, 2015

A 6 Step Methodology for Developing a Community Microgrid; Greg Thomson & Sierra Dall, Municipal Sustainability Forum, Oct 15, 2015

Kentucky utility installs home storage for demand response pilot program; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Oct 9, 2015

Are German Transmission System Operators Against Energy Storage?; Stephen L. Prince, Renewable Energy World, Oct 5, 2015

Ontario electricity operator offers money for cutting power consumption; Shawn McCarthy, The Globe and Mail, Oct 5, 2015

US DOE Sees "Enormous" Benefit in Integrating Microgrids Nationwide; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, Oct 2, 2015

Experimenting with Solar Microgrids: A Missouri Municipal Utility Teams Up on Effort; Hallie Heinzler, the Energy Times, Sep 29, 2015

Microgrids: Self-sufficient energy islands; Ethan Howland, Public Power Weekly, Sep 28, 2015

Duke Energy looks to create business opportunity from storage backup and microgrids; John Downey, Charlotte Business Journal, Sep 24, 2015

How aggregated storage can help utilities create a 'new kind of demand response'; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Sep 23, 2015

Inside Southern California Edison's energy storage strategy; Gavin lade, Utility Dive, Sep 22, 2015

Portland General Electric could join CAISO Energy Imbalance Market; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Sep 22, 2015

Tesla battery storage tapped for Texas' first community solar project; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Sep16, 2015

Virtual power plants: Moving beyond demand response to an integrated solution; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Sep 16, 2015

Beyond batteries: The diverse technologies vying for the bulk storage market; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Sep 14, 2015

Adobe earns money from California grid-balancing in aggregated storage pilot; Andy Colthorpe, PVTech:Storage, Sep 08, 2015

Value of Battery-Backed Solar in California: 25 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour; Jeff St. John, greentechGrid, Sep 4, 2015

Why the future of microgrids won't look like the past; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Jul 29, 2015

Beyond Energy: Making the Distributed Grid 'Capacity-Efficient'; Jeff St. John, greentechGrid, July 28, 2015

Should Utilities Own Distributed Battery Storage?; Michael O'Boyle & Sonia Aggarwal; greentechGrid, Jun 29, 2015

Valuing Customer-Sited Solar and Storage: Is Adding Batteries Worth It?; Jason Keyes, Renewable Energy World, Jun 24, 2015

What Mayors and City Leaders Need to Know about Community Microgrids; Elisa Wood, MicrogridKnowledge, Jun 17, 2015

Liquid Batteries for Solar and Wind Power; Henry Fountain, New York Times, Apr 22, 2015

How a smart grid project is pushing Northwest utilities to innovate; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Apr 22, 2015

Batteries and Renewable Energy Set to Grow Together; Henry Fountain, New York Times, Apr 20, 2015

Oncor microgrid gives a peek into the future of distributed energy; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Apr 15, 2015

The Economics of Load Defection; Rocky Mountain Institute, 2015
  The Economics of Load Defection-Execuitve Summary; Peter Bronski, Jon Creyts,
  Mark Crowdis, et al, April 2015

Advanced Inverter Functions to Support High levels of Distributed Solar: Policy and Regulatory Considerations; Joyce McLaren: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Dec 11, 2014

Tesla's Closed Loop Battery Recycling Program; Kurt Kelty, Tesla Blog, Jan 26, 2011



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