$4.7 Billion Went Into Battery Storage, Smart Grid, & Efficiency Companies In Q1–Q3 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 03:25:11 +0000

People who don’t follow cleantech, or individual cleantech industries, think that solar, wind, and batteries are sort of small, niche markets. Actually, these have become very large markets, and often the quickest growing markets. Similarly, related smart grid and energy efficiency companies are booming

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Covid-19 May Speed Up Low-Carbon Shift, Google Says

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:50:09 +0000

In a Q& A with BloombergNEF, Google’s Jeff Hamel, Director of Industry Partnerships at Google, shared his thoughts on how the coronavirus may speed up the low-carbon shift

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Grid Coordination Opens Road For Electric Vehicle Flexibility

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 02:55:26 +0000

Electrify America, Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnicaUnlocking the Value of Electric Mobility Technologies to Drive Efficiency and Reliability Across the Power System

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Tesla May Offer German Customers Energy Options As Well As Cars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 02:52:07 +0000

Tesla solar roofTesla is asking potential customers in Germany what energy services they would like to be offered, from rooftop solar to residential storage and expanded charging options.

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Nissan & E.ON Partner On Large UK Vehicle-To-Grid Project

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 00:28:47 +0000

Let’s dive into a new partnership between Nissan, E.ON, Newcastle University, Imperial College London, Northern Powergrid, UK Power Networks, and National Grid ESO — with Nissan and E.ON forming the core of the partnership. The consortium is named e4Future

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Siemens Seeks To Optimize Microgrid Solutions With New Building Management System Integration

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:46:00 +0000

Siemens is pushing into microgrid development with news of the launch of a new microgrid test bed at its New Jersey R&D facility. The Siemens Advanced Microgrid Research and Demonstration Lab will work to integrate more traditional power generation, storage, and management solutions with Siemen’s core solutions in the building automation and cloud platform space

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EVBox Pushes Into DC Fast Charging With An Eye On The Software-Powered Future Of EV Charging

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:50:48 +0000

EVBox started off as a developer of some of the most innovative electric vehicle chargers in Amsterdam and proceeded to push across the pond into the United States. CleanTechnica sat down with EVBox’s Director of Policy and Utility Programs for North America, Megha Lakhchaura for a socially distanced conversation about the company’s progress in EV charging deployments, the impact of COVID-19, and the path moving forward for EVBox

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HOMER Grid Software Now Models Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 20:17:51 +0000

Boulder, Colo – HOMER Energy by UL, global leader in the development of standard-setting energy modeling software, has announced that HOMER Grid, software for designing grid-tied distributed energy projects, can now model how hybrid systems power electric vehicle (EV) charging stations

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Kiwi Power Kicks Into High Gear With North American Launch

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:00:42 +0000

UK-based Kiwi Power is kicking its distributed energy resource optimization technology business into high gear as it officially pushes into North American markets. Thanks to a long standing relationship with ENGIE, Kiwi Power is able to move into this lucrative new market having already secured its first customer in the region, ENGIE North America

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What Is DERMS and How Can It Help Utilities? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 23:09:37 +0000

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A distributed energy resource management system, or DERMS, is a software platform used to manage a group of distributed energy resource (DER) assets—such as rooftop photovoltaic solar panels, behind-the-meter batteries, or a fleet of electric vehicles—to deliver vital grid services and balance demand with supply to help utilities achieve mission-critical outcomes. As a guest on […]

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