Monthly Archives: September 2017

Energy Storage Can’t Catch a Break in the Empire State [GTM Squared]

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AES, CMI to invest US$160 million into 100MW PV project in El Salvador

AES El Salvador and CMI have announced a partnership to develop Bosporus — a 100MW PV project that will be developed in El Salvador. …read more

Energy Secretary Perry Requests Federal Rules to Boost Cost Recovery for Coal and Nuclear

The Department of Energy recently released a highly-anticipated assessment of the U.S. grid that did not find a clear link between retiring coal and nuclear power plants and reduced grid reliability. Now, the agency is asking federal regulators to presume that’s the case, and create a rule that could provide coal and nuclear plants with

Secretary Perry Seeks Market Rules That ‘Properly Value’ Coal, Nuclear Generation

The U.S. Department of Energy today said that energy markets are not fairly valuing certain bulk power generation resources, such as coal and nuclear plants, and that federal regulators need to do something about it. …read more

Puerto Rico’s Grid Is Ruined. The Solar Industry Wants to Help

It’s been over a week since Maria tore through Puerto Rico, leaving a tangle of transmission lines in its wake. The hurricane knocked out all of the island’s electricity, just weeks after Irma took down electricity for one million people. Thousands still hadn’t had their electricity restored when the second storm arrived. Since Maria made

Intelligent Battery Tech Firm Wins 2017 New Energy Challenge

Technology that increases the lifetime and reliability of battery packs won first place this week in the New Energy Challenge 2017. …read more

Solar Development in the US and China in the Shadow of Suniva’s Section 201 Trade Case

As Renewable Energy World has meticulously documented since Suniva, Inc. filed its case with the International Trade Commission (ITC) in April 2017 alleging that imports of solar cells and modules from overseas manufacturers (primarily China) had resulted in serious harm to U.S. domestic manufacturers, the Section 201 trade case has roiled the solar industry in

GCL-SI to supply 62MW of solar modules to Brazilian projects built by WEG

‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member GCL System Integration Technology (GCL-SI) has secured a 62MW module supply deal with Brazil-based engineering company, WEG. …read more