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Kaua’i Island Utility and AES to co-develop solar-powered pumped storage project

Hydro Review Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) signed agreements with The AES Corporation to develop, construct and operate the West Kaua‘i Energy Project (WKEP), a...

Storage panel at POWERGEN+

Energy Cast is a regular podcast featuring some of the top experts across all links in the industry chain. Those include coal, nuclear, efficiency,...

GE, Walcha Energy to develop 500-MW pumped hydro in Australia

GE Renewable Energy and Walcha Energy have signed an agreement to jointly develop the 500 MW Dungowan pumped hydro storage project in the New...

The Future of Pumped Storage, the Ultimate Integrator

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Pumped storage hydropower makes up the vast majority of all installed grid-scale energy storage capacity worldwide. Join us for this webcast where representatives of companies that own, support or are developing pumped storage plants globally will provide their perspectives on this important topic – and its future.

Former NYSERDA CEO Barton hired to lead hydro storage, renewables firm FirstLight

New England energy storage and renewable generation owner FirstLight Power has named Alicia Barton as its new CEO. Barton is the former CEO of the New York State...

UK’s fortnight of “coal-free” electricity comes with a hitch…and cable

The UK did achieve its milestone without input from any in-nation coal-fired plants, which was a testament to both its move toward renewables and, not least, natural gas-fired generation. Yet critics have pointed out that the island also receives some of its power from coal-fired generation in Europe via subsea mega-capacity cables.

Energy Storage Not at Tipping Point: Thoughts on Why and When

Why are there not more battery energy storage systems being installed? At the current rate of growth, getting from 622 MW to 27 GW in eight years appears to be an impossibility.

Backers Pursuing Energy Storage Project Along Columbia River

The project would be located in Goldendale near the John Day Dam.

EDF Investing $9.8 Billion in Energy Storage

EDF, the state-owned utility of France, said it plans to spend 8 billion euros ($9.8 billion) to build 10,000 MW of new energy storage by 2035.

Removing Barriers for Energy Storage

The order enables energy storage resources to compete in wholesale power markets and levels the playing field with conventional sources of generation.


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