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Energy Storage News

Belgium pilot project combines solar PV modules with battery storage

2014-08-28 |

Mid-August 2014 the “School of the Future” (Izegem, Flanders, Belgium) has put into service a new solar photovoltaic (PV) installation combined with a battery storage system. It is a pilot project, the first time that such an installation is placed in the Benelux, Cleantec Trade BVBA (Kortrijk, Flanders) reports. The ‘School of the Future' is a building in Izegem where schools, architects and engineers can find inspiration on modern school-building and can discover the latest techniques. For the project, the 'School of the Future' teamed up with Cleantec Trade, which distributes solar PV panels and storage systems. Read more...

 
Solar Report

2013 review: Solar goes east - Growing global PV markets expected in 2014

2014-01-09 |

After the upsetting experiences of 2012, 2013 was a much better year for the global solar industry. 2012 started with a trade war raging on three continents and collapsing PV prices across the value chain, which continually pushed more companies to bankruptcy. In 2013 all this changed. There has been a conclusion to the trade dispute between the EU and China, and if it is not entirely satisfactory to ever stakeholder, it at least has returned a degree of stability and predictability to the industry. PV prices across the value chain stopped their collapse, in some cases rebounding by the end of the year, leading to margin recovery. Read more...

Solar Point of View

Why energy storage is cost-effective and also in need of a clear market signal

2013-09-17 |

California's electricity system has reached a transforming regulatory milestone. On September 3, Commissioner Carla Peterman of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) authored a proposed decision ordering a 1.325 GW utility energy storage procurement target for California's electric grid by 2020, if viable and cost-effective. The CPUC is expected to decide on a final number for the target in the coming months. But many have seen the “cost-effectiveness” part of the equation with curiosity: “if cost-effectiveness is a requirement,” they ask, “why are procurement targets necessary?” It's a sensible question - and the CPUC’s conclusions show that specific targets are key to getting much-needed storage solutions onto the grid. Read more...