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GOT WATER – GOT POWER?

What do you do when the power goes out?

Even if you have Solar PV system, if it is grid tied there is not much you can do but wait it out, or perhaps there is…

This presentation offers two innovative solutions for your water and power needs during a power outage;

Dan Foster – […]

Battery Storage to Recharge the Clean Energy Transition – New Report

Clean Energy Group makes the case for battery storage as an emerging opportunity to transform all sectors of the economy

A report released today by the national nonprofit Clean Energy Group (CEG) sets out actions that activists and foundations can take to accelerate the clean energy transition with battery storage. The free […]

Green Mountain Power Offers New “Bring Your Own Device” Program to Cut Energy Peaks

Home Battery Storage Owners Can Reduce Energy Costs for All Customers Through GMP’s “BYOD” Program Green Mountain Power (GMP) has announced a new program to partner with customers to reduce costs during high energy use times. During peak times such as cold winter nights, GMP will share access with customers’ home or business battery storage […]

Plummeting Cost of Renewable Energy Plus Storage

By George Harvey

Watching the progress of a no-hitter in baseball has an unusual aspect to it. The exciting thing is that nothing new happens. The moment the game changes, the excitement ends.

That is how it has been with the prices of electricity from renewable power. The costs of solar and […]

Batteries: Lead-Acid vs. Lithium

“The times they are a-changin’.” – Bob Dylan

Before: System with lead-acid batteries in need of replacement.

By N. R. Mallery and George Harvey

Until recently, the choice for battery storage of renewable energy generation has mostly been with lead-acid options. Today, with all the new battery technologies touted […]

More on Joseph Mangum in Puerto Rico

The forests around Utuado, Puerto Rico, were largely destroyed by the storm. US Department of Agriculture Photo, Master Sgt. Joshua DeMotts | 1st Combat Camera Squadron

By George Harvey

I last posted on the Green Energy Times website about the work Joseph Mangum was doing in Puerto Rico in “Joseph’s First Two […]

Tesla wins contract to supply Powerpacks at world’s first solar+wind+storage project

re-posted from https://electrek.co. article by Fred Blambert

Last month, it was revealed that Tesla is working with world’s largest wind-turbine maker, Vestas, to deploy batteries at their wind farms.

Now Tesla won its first contract with the company and as it turns out, it’s not only for a wind farm but actually the first solar+wind+energy […]

Tesla – in South Australia

Elon Musk at the South Australian battery event.Image taken from a Tesla video.

Green Energy Times

On September 28, 2016, the state of South Australia experienced a violent storm that tore down important transmission lines. A series of faults over the course of less than three minutes blacked out the entire state […]

New Tesla Semi-Truck

Tesla Makes Helping Puerto Rico Job One!

The New Tesla Semi-Truck could very likely change the world’s transportation system. Photo: nikolamotor.com

By George Harvey

Tesla’s Elon Musk was all set to unveil the new Tesla Semi-Truck at an event scheduled to take place on October 26 at the Design Center in Hawthorne, […]

New Report from NREL and CEG: Identifying Potential Markets for Behind-the-Meter Battery Energy Storage: A Survey of U.S. Demand Charges

Five Million Commercial Customers Could Cut Costs with Battery Storage

First public survey of utility rates details economic potential for commercial behind-the-meter battery storage market

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Clean Energy Group (CEG) have released the first comprehensive public analysis detailing the potential size of the commercial behind-the-meter […]