Biocycle have written a three page spread on SEaB covering everything from the ideas behind the creation of the first innovative Muckbuster, right through to cases on active sites.
Stem Announces the First Energy Storage Virtual Power Plants in Japan
Stem Inc., and itsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) are building one of the first aggregated fleets of industrial customer-sited energy storage operating in Japan. With this network of energy storage systems, Stem launches its international efforts and establishes a foothold in one of the most dynamic energy markets worldwide. The Ministry of Energy, Trade and Infrastructure (METI) endorsed Mitsui and Stem in a competitive solicitation to develop distributed Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) for grid benefit. Mitsui and...
Crescendo Power Secures $30M, Targeting Investments for On-site Generation Projects
A team of experienced microgrid and distributed energy resource leaders recently (8/1) announced the readiness of Crescendo Power to allocate sponsor and tax equity, focused on funding 1-10MW onsite power generation projects in the commercial, industrial, Higher Education and Hospital segments.After a company he co-founded in 1992 was acquired by Hitachi in 2006, Todd Price spent over 10 years at Hitachi, Ltd and most recently established the new Hitachi Microgrids business within Hitachi Americas, Ltd. during...
57% of Kingspan’s energy procured from renewables in 2016
Kingspan, the global leader in high performance insulation and building envelope solutions, is pleased to announce it has beaten its target of generating at least half its aggregate energy use from renewable resources by 2016. Kingspan’s aggregate renewable energy use was 57% of its total energy use in 2016, meaning the company is firmly on track to hit its goal, set in 2011, of operating at Net Zero Energy (NZE) by 2020. Kingspan has taken a three pronged approach to reducing its energy foot print: Save...
FPL Announces Sites Selected For Eight New Solar Power Plants
Florida Power & Light Company announced the names and locations of its 2017 and 2018 universal solar projects, consisting of eight new 74.5-megawatt solar power plants that will be built over the next 12 months. The following four plants are expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2017: FPL Coral Farms Solar Energy Center, Putnam County FPL Horizon Solar Energy Center, Alachua and Putnam Counties FPL Indian River Solar Energy Center, Indian River County FPL Wildflower Solar Energy Center, DeSoto County A...
SMUD Announces New Energy Management Solutions Program
SMUD announced that it has launched a new Energy Management Solutions (EMS) pilot program customized for its small and mid-sized commercial customers. The new program is designed to provide customers with automated management of energy consumption and visibility into facility and equipment health through cloud-based tools and a mobile application. This technology enables improved control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and lighting schedules, and the ability to remotely troubleshoot equipment...