German storage specialist Younicos will build a battery system alongside an OCI solar project in Texas, in what will become the first grid-scale solar-plus-storage system serving the ERCOT power market.
21 September 2015 04:12 GMT
The global grid-connected, utility-scale battery storage market is expected to leap twenty-fold in the next decade to $8.3bn, from $464m last year, according to a new analysis from consultants Frost & Sullivan.
17 September 2015 12:25 GMT
The 113 leading US information and communication technology companies are now powering 14% of their electricity needs from renewable sources, and this could increase to as much as 48% by 2020, according to a report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
21 August 2015 04:59 GMT
13 July 2015 01:06 GMT
Cumulative investments in US microgrids during the next five years will surpass $3.5bn, driven in part by procurement of renewables generation that is expected to grow by over ten-fold to 730MW in-grid capacity, according to GTM Research.
07 July 2015 04:43 GMT
French semiconductor specialist Soitec has set a new record for concentrating PV (CPV) efficiency, with its four-junction SmartCell being integrated in a module shown to convert 38.9% of the solar energy into electrical power.
24 June 2015 08:02 GMT
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