Tag: solar-plus-storage

Electric Utility, Public Institutions, Public Utilities, Public Works

Santa Barbara Schools Get Solar-Battery Backup, Saving Money at the Same Time

October 13, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Santa Barbara’s public school system is finalizing a solar microgrid project that could set a model for investment in clean backup power. Purveyors of carbon-free backup power have struggled for years to convince customers to pay for resilience. But a […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Hawaiian islands replace coal with 300MW of renewables plus storage

September 21, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The six projects on O‘ahu and two on Maui are part of the largest renewable energy procurement on Hawaii. If approved and completed, the combined projects are expected to lower electric bills by about $1 a month on O‘ahu and […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Orsted Brings 460MW Solar-Plus-Storage Project to Texas Oil Country

November 13, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Denmark’s Ørsted is the leading developer of U.S. offshore wind projects and, thanks to its acquisition of Lincoln Clean Energy last year, a major player in onshore wind. Next on the agenda: utility-scale solar and storage. Ørsted on Wednesday announced […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Resilient Solar: New York and San Francisco Study Solar With Batteries as a Resiliency Solution

April 24, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

While Superstorm Sandy made energy resilience a priority, the devastating outage on Puerto Rico has taken it to a whole new level. Puerto Rico is only now approaching full power seven months after Hurricane Maria decimated the island, knocking out […]