California

Despite lack of interest from public utilities, the Southern California Edison (SCE) announcement of the winners of its 250MW procurement shows the California energy storage market is growing rapidly. Photo credit: AES Energy Storage

Don’t believe the public utilities: California rocks

The California energy storage market is coming to life in spite of lacklustre backing from the state’s publicly owned utilities. Last week, Southern California Edison (SCE) announced the winners of contracts for 250MW of energy…


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California seen as key for energy storage commercialisation

California is set to become a global powerhouse for energy storage technology commercialisation in the next half decade, a new guide says. ‘Commercializing Energy Storage in the United States’, published by Energy Storage Update, forecasts that California’s…


The NY-BEST Capture the Energy conference will explore developments in technology, policy and opportunities for energy storage in New York and California.

Conference to feature biggest names in energy storage

Vendors and developers are set to get insights into two of energy storage’s most important global markets at a key industry event next week. Progress in California will come under the spotlight as Arthur O’Donnell, energy division…




PG&E recently inaugurated the largest battery energy storage system in California at Yerba Buena, San Jose.

US incentives for energy storage

We are firm believers that most new technologies that might have benefits for society and the planet will never triumph through blind market forces alone and need to have at least some of their costs…


SEGS I and II plants will include energy storage as part of a major overhaul.

30-year CSP plants to add storage

Concentrated solar power (CSP) has been in the United States for the best part of three decades. And it looks like two of the great pioneers of this expanding industry have plenty of life in…