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2014-05-06 16:24:47

GEI to provide owner's engineer services for the SMUD Iowa Hill Pumped-Storage Development Project SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it is providing certain Owner's Engineer services for the proposed Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Iowa Hill Pumped-Storage Development project. GEI is pleased to...

2014-05-05 08:22:31

HONOLULU, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To meet its goal of adding more renewable generation to the Oahu grid, Hawaiian Electric Company (Hawaiian Electric), subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) is seeking proposals for one or more large-scale energy storage systems able to store 60 to 200 megawatts for up to 30 minutes. Potential bidders are asked for proposals that include engineering, procurement, construction, testing, commissioning, start-up and performance...

2014-03-27 23:04:51

Recent figures have revealed that there is over 1.2 GW of energy storage capacity (excluding pumped hydro) in operation or development in the United States. Also, this month it was announced that there are Request for Proposals totaling 2 GW of energy storage that will deployed over the next five years, further strengthening the project pipeline in the U.S. San Diego (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 This increasing capacity is set to make 2014 a momentous year for the energy storage industry, and...

Wind Power Storage More Sustainable The Solar
2014-03-21 09:27:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The modern-day electrical grid is based on the notion of electricity on demand as generated by the burning of fossil fuels. Environmental and resource concerns have prompted a shift to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power, but these energy sectors must grapple with the fact that the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow. One solution is to store surplus wind or solar energy for later use and a...

2014-02-10 16:23:05

Interested Firms will Participate in March 20 Auction KYLE, Texas, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xtreme Power, a leader in integrated power management systems and energy storage solutions, won bankruptcy court approval on February 7 to eliminate a February deadline for bids and instituted a straight auction process in March. Horizon Technology Finance Corporation will provide debtor-in-possession financing and serve as the stalking horse at the auction with a bid of $10 million and...

Calculating Energy Required To Store Wind, Solar Power Efficiently
2013-09-09 13:05:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stanford University scientists, publishing a paper in the journal Energy and Environmental Science, calculated the energy required to store wind and solar power on the electrical grid to determine the total amount of fuel and electricity required to build and operate storage technologies. "We looked at batteries and other promising technologies for storing solar and wind energy on the electrical grid," said Charles Barnhart, the lead...


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