Edison and Tesla Unveil Giant Energy Storage System

Southern California Edison and Tesla Motors Inc., installed 400 Tesla PowerPacks in the Mira Loma substation in Ontario, CA. The substation will now add nearly 80 megawatts of energy storage to the state’s electricity grid. This can power 15,000 homes for four hours during peak times, or roughly 2,500 homes for an entire day. (more…)

New Electric Vehicle Research Cites Plug-In EV Expansion, Importance of Smart Grid Technologies

New studies from Navigant project that light duty plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) will make up half of the global EV market by 2024 – and that pairing deployment with smart grid technologies is critical. Get more coverage of these reports, and EV news from other states from Utility Dive. The need for planning for electric…

Prospect Silicon Valley Seeks Cleantech Innovators for ZNE Grocery Stores, Housing Retrofits

Know great cleantech innovators? Prospect Silicon Valley (ProspectSV) and its partners are seeking pre-commercial products and solutions from global clean technology innovators for energy efficiency, energy recovery and renewable energy solutions (more…)

CEC Grant Funding Opportunity: Emerging Energy Efficient Technology Demonstrations (GFO-16-304)

See the below grant funding opportunity (and notice of pre-bid webinar August 11th) released by the California Energy Commission August 1st for emerging energy efficient technology demonstrations: Grant Funding Opportunity – GFO-16-304 – Emerging Energy Efficient Technology Demonstrations (EEETD) (more…)

CEC Approves $8M for Energy-Efficient Technologies

As shared in the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s release: The California Energy Commission approved six grants July 13th focused on energy efficiency with $8 million awarded for technologies and measures designed to achieve zero net (more…)

Webinar 7/14: Smart Green Cities: Case studies in resilient and sustainable energy technologies

New emerging technologies related to the “Internet of Things” digitalization and distributed energy resources are quickly changing the energy landscape for cities. Smart city technologies and concepts are defined broadly around the use of digital technologies (more…)