German energy storage manufacturer sonnen said on Feb. 4 that its sonnenBatterie now is available to residents in Hawaii.
Against the rapidly evolving landscape of renewable energy, hydropower remains the world’s primary source of clean energy — providing over 80 percent of renewable energy capacity, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
There is a far-reaching transformation underway in the electricity industry. The electric grid that has powered our lives for more than a century is undergoing major changes, in response both to technological advancements and the consumer demand these new technologies have unleashed. In short: the grid is modernizing and it’s happening all across the country.
With more intermittent generation, fast-responding energy storage is becoming essential to maintaining grid reliability. PJM Interconnection was the first system operator in the U.S. to take advantage of FERC Order 755, which recognizes the value provided by resources that deliver fast-responding and accurate frequency regulation service.