GTM Research Predicts More Battery Storage, Lower Prices For Residential Solar

First it was net metering that made rooftop solar systems appealing for home owners. Those solar panels would feed excess electricity back into the grid, generating cash for homeowners. The idea...

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A quick guide to solar panels and home batteries in the UK

Shifting to solar could help homeowners save a wedge on energy bills, and by adding a storage battery they'll be able to benefit from renewables even when it's cloudy

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The Health Risks of Our Sweltering Summers

The health threats of climate change are on full display this summer as communities around the world deal with record-breaking heat. Carbon pollution driving climate change is causing significant...

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Tesla’s mad growth in energy storage

In the first two quarters of 2018 Tesla deployed 40% more energy storage than all of 2017, with 300-400% growth expected for 2019. Solar power deployments grew 11% to 84 MW over a low Q1 value.

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Surge In Residential Battery Storage In Q1

A new report from Greentech Media and the Energy Storage Association finds residential battery storage in the US surged in the first quarter of 2018.

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Halfway to boiling: the city at 50C

It is the temperature at which human cells start to cook, animals suffer and air conditioners overload power grids. Once an urban anomaly, 50C is fast becoming reality

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Electric vehicle and stationary storage batteries begin to diverge as performance priorities evolve

Separate markets could evolve as EVs push for batteries with higher density and stationary storage seeks higher cycling capability

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Ireland to incentivise solar-plus-storage with household grants

Homeowners in Ireland can now access grants worth hundreds of euros to fund the installation of solar and energy storage systems as the government launches its first micro-generation scheme for...

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Heat-related deaths set to treble by 2050 unless Govt acts

The Environmental Audit Committee publishes its report into ‘Heatwaves: adapting to climate change’.The Committee has found that failing to address the danger of heatwaves will threaten the...

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UK C&I battery install could take grid demand to 0%

A planned commercial and industrial (C&I) energy storage project in England could increase onsite solar consumption to the point that no power will be drawn from the grid on some days of the year....

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