Are Big Batteries A Threat to Burning Gas for Energy?

Positive Future #605 (Feature photo – An Old Gas Peaker Plant – Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication, Jim Henderson) PV Magazine reports that New York regulators just approved the Ravenwood Development to build out 2.5 gigawatts of battery storage. Equally important is that this new project will be built were there are…

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Five Million Businesses Would Benefit from Battery Storage to Lower Utility Bills?

Positive Future #564 (Feature photo E-Ferry Ellen – Battery Backup Units – courtesy of RedEarth Energy Storage) The U.S. Department of Energy just released a report that indicates over 5 million commercial customers would benefit from battery storage to offset peak power costs to lower utility bills. Renewable Energy World brings us news about the…

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Vehicle and Storage Battery Costs on Downward Trend

Positive Future #556 (Feature photo – Large Battery Storage Pack – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license – Yo-Co-Man) While many of us think about being off the grid with solar and battery storage, it is battery storage that has often been a problem. Bloomberg New Energy News now projects that batteries for solar…

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