10. April 2016 · Comments Off on Utility contracts San Diego’s largest energy storage project · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) has entered into a contract for a new 20-megawatt (MW) energy storage facility that will be capable of storing enough electricity to power 28,000 homes for up to four hours, as well as a separate contract for 18.5 MW of energy efficiency projects with the goal of launching measures to help customers’ reduce energy usage in local buildings related to heating and air conditioning, refrigeration, lighting, and other commercial features.

Source: Utility contracts San Diego’s largest energy storage project – SmartGridNews

15. January 2016 · Comments Off on Utility of the Future: A unique, all-hands-on effort · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As more electricity providers enter the energy market, the way consumers obtain electricity is becoming more decentralized — and more disjointed. In an effort to get all stakeholders on the same page, the Powering Tomorrow Initiative has released Phase Two of its Powering Tomorrow report, which defines industry structures and regulatory packages that accommodate a growing number of market participants, while securing the vitality of existing utilities and a fair playing field for new market entrants.

Source: Utility of the Future: A unique, all-hands-on effort – SmartGridNews

22. May 2015 · Comments Off on Utility support critical to growth of EV market · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Revenue in both residential and commercial segments of the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging market is expected to increase in the coming years as the industry for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) continues to evolve, according to Navigant Research.

Source: Utility support critical to growth of EV market – SmartGridNews