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Tesla to unveil 5kW home storage, 200kW commercial storage systems

Tesla to unveil 5kW home storage, 200kW commercial storage systems

Tesla’s big battery storage announcement is likely to focus on a 5-kilowatt home unit and a 200-kilowatt commercial-scale battery.

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Battery costs drop to key level as electric car sales continue to rise

Battery costs drop to key level as electric car sales continue to rise

Both electric cars and renewable energy stand to gain significantly from cheaper storage.

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US energy storage systems market to grow tenfold by 2019

US energy storage systems market to grow tenfold by 2019

Software suites designed to increase the operating efficiency and overall value of energy storage, will grow tenfold between 2014 and 2019.

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German battery giant to quadruple production to 5GWh a year by 2020

German battery giant to quadruple production to 5GWh a year by 2020

EU’s largest independent lithium-ion battery maker BMZ has started work on €45m plans to quadruple production to ~5GWh energy storage capacity a year.

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Alevo promises 200MW of grid storage projects to back its batteries

Alevo promises 200MW of grid storage projects to back its batteries

Can bankrolling deployment of its own batteries help a secretive startup gain market traction?

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Hawaii to test rooftop solar limits with island grid

Hawaii to test rooftop solar limits with island grid

Hawaii is a solar hot spot – and fitting test-bed for DoE research to stretch limits of rooftop PV penetration on island grids.

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Can distributed resources replace $1bn in substation upgrades?

Can distributed resources replace $1bn in substation upgrades?

New York’s main utility is proposing $200m distributed energy investments, to avoid $1 billion of upgrades to centralised grid.

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US solar-plus-storage market to surpass $1bn by 2018

US solar-plus-storage market to surpass $1bn by 2018

Between California’s mandate for 1.3GW of energy storage for its grid and Tesla’s Giga factory announcement, the energy storage market is nearing a tipping point.

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Texas city aims for 950MW of solar, bold distributed energy goals

Texas city aims for 950MW of solar, bold distributed energy goals

Austin city council approves plan for 55% generation to come from renewables, energy efficiency and other clean resources by 2025.

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Texas to overhaul its grid-balancing services with energy storage

Texas to overhaul its grid-balancing services with energy storage

With coal-power being retired at an increasing pace, Texas’ grid operator needs alternatives; says faster, more diverse resources will be welcomed.

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World’s biggest battery being built for Southern California’s grid

World’s biggest battery being built for Southern California’s grid

AES is building a 400 MW-hour lithium-ion battery for SCE as an alternative to gas peaker plants.