What We’re Reading This Week: Friday, February 17

February 17, 2017

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What We’re Reading This Week: Friday, February 17

February 17, 2017 by

ENERGY STORAGE  Oilprice.com: Energy Storage Set To Boom In 2017  Three new storage plants are in the works and they’re unlike anything before. The plants will be completely reliant on lithium ion storage…These plants will reduce the number of blackouts due to power shortage at peak hours and prevent loss of power generated but not used. […]

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What We’re Reading This Week: Friday, February 10

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ENERGY STORAGE  PV Magazine: Report shows France will triple storage capacity by 2020 The report’s overall finding is that France’s installed capacity for energy storage will triple by 2020, thus exceeding the 100 MW limit. New self-consumption regulations, the opening of the ancillary services market and a new tender for 50 MW of PV+storage on […]

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What We’re Reading This Week: Friday, February 3

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ENERGY STORAGE Greentech Media: Germany’s Banner Year for Big Batteries Germany leads Europe — and much of the world — when it comes to battery storage. Domestic storage-plus-solar continues to boom, thanks in part to incentives from KfW, the state-owned bank. And according to a recent study, there’s about to be a surge in larger, […]

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What We’re Reading This Week: Friday, January 27

January 27, 2017 by

ORISON  Nanalyze: 10 Companies Selling Home Batteries  …Orison received a lot of press for being one of the first home batteries to plug directly into an outlet, alleviating the need for expensive installation. Using the cloud to access their own network, Orison units automatically store energy when rates are low and use stored energy when rates […]

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What to Do About Increased Electricity Costs

January 26, 2017 by

Time-of-use (TOU) is a pricing scheme under which utilities charge customers according to what time of the day they use energy. Under this model, utilities charge lower rates during hours of the day when people are not using much electricity, and then raise prices when electricity is at peak demand. One of the primary purposes […]

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What We’re Reading This Week: Friday, January 20

January 20, 2017 by

ORISON  Greentech Media: Energy Storage Startup Speed Pitch: Orison, Moixa, Kisensum …”The most compelling thing about Orison is that we’ve gotten rid of all of the soft costs — no permits, no interconnect agreement and no electrician. We ship it to your door, you place it in your home and you plug it in.” ENERGY […]

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A Day in the Life of Orison Energy Storage

January 17, 2017 by

So what does Orison do when it isn’t saving the day during a blackout? On a typical day, as you pass Orison on your way to make your morning cup of coffee, or head to the office to get started on the work day, you don’t have to do anything. Orison is configured to respond […]

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What We’re Reading This Week: Friday, January 13

January 13, 2017 by

ORISON  Greentech Media: Here’s Every Company That Entered the US Energy Storage Game in 2016 …The company is pitching storage as a true home appliance: The two options, a sleek wall panel or a standing unit that looks more like a futuristic lamp, simply plug into a wall socket and store energy for that circuit. […]

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The True Nature of Plug-and-Play

January 10, 2017 by

Before you hopped on to your computer to read this article, you didn’t have to first program your computer to use your mouse, right? You can thank Windows 95 because 22 years ago computer users had no choice but to spend significant amounts of time entering the proper configurations to use their external devices with […]

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What We’re Reading This Week: Friday, January 6

January 6, 2017 by

ENERGY STORAGE JDSupra Business Advisor: Massachusetts DOER to Set Energy Storage Targets On December 27, 2016, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced that it is prudent for the Commonwealth to adopt an energy storage target for electric companies to procure viable and cost-effective energy storage systems to be achieved by January 1, 2020. […]

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