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CONVERGENT ENERGY AND POWER SELECTED AS 2022 PLATTS GLOBAL ENERGY AWARDS FINALIST

Convergent Energy and Power | November 22, 2022

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Convergent Energy and Power (Convergent), a leading provider of energy storage solutions in North America, announced that it has been named a finalist for the 24th Annual Platts Global Energy Awards in the “Infrastructure Project of the Year” category.Often described by S&P Global Commodity Insights as "the Oscars of the energy industry," the Platts Global Energy Awards recognize corporate and individual innovation, leadership, and exemplary performance in 19 cate...

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UTILITIES WORK WITH SUNRUN ON SOLAR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS

Sunrun | June 22, 2020

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Sunrun, a leading home solar and battery storage company, is working on solar energy storage projects with both Orange & Rockland (O&R) Utilities and Southern California Energy (SCE). O&R recently got approval to deploy rooftop solar and battery systems as part of a virtual power plant project in support of New York State’s transition to clean energy. Sunrun will bundle rooftop solar energy stored in more than 300 Brightbox battery systems and deliver it to the electricity grid...

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AMAZON TO BUY TWO-THIRDS OF POWER FROM VIRGINIA SOLAR PROJECT

Amazon | February 04, 2020

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Amazon has agreed to buy around two-thirds of the power that will be generated from a new 120MW solar project being developed in Virginia, US. The facility in Pittsylvania County is being developed by Dominion Energy – construction is set to begin in 2020 and the site is forecast to become operational in 2022. Arlington County is set to purchase the remaining proportion of electricity generated through a separate PPA – this will provide more than 80% of the electricity used annually across the c...

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FIRST SOLAR POWER FACILITY BECOMES WORLD’S FIRST TO DELIVER GRID SERVICES

Power-technology | August 24, 2020

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First Solar has named one of its power plants as the world’s first licensed utility-scale solar facility to commercially deliver ancillary grid services. The US-based photovoltaic (PV) solutions provider has said its Luz del Norte facility will now deliver a range of grid services, including automatic generation control. Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional, an independent system operator (ISO) in Chile, has added the facility to its portfolio of large-scale power generators. Chile Minist...

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SOLAR+STORAGE,ENERGY

CONVERGENT ENERGY AND POWER SELECTED AS 2022 PLATTS GLOBAL ENERGY AWARDS FINALIST

Convergent Energy and Power | November 22, 2022

Convergent Energy and Power (Convergent), a leading provider of energy storage solutions in North America, announced that it has been named a finalist for the 24th Annual Platts Global Energy Awards in the “Infrastructure Project of the Year” category.Often described by S&P Global Commodity Insights as "the Oscars of the energy industry," the Platts Global Energy Awards recognize corporate and individual innovation, leadership, and exemplary performance in 19 cate...

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UTILITIES WORK WITH SUNRUN ON SOLAR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS

Sunrun | June 22, 2020

Sunrun, a leading home solar and battery storage company, is working on solar energy storage projects with both Orange & Rockland (O&R) Utilities and Southern California Energy (SCE). O&R recently got approval to deploy rooftop solar and battery systems as part of a virtual power plant project in support of New York State’s transition to clean energy. Sunrun will bundle rooftop solar energy stored in more than 300 Brightbox battery systems and deliver it to the electricity grid...

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AMAZON TO BUY TWO-THIRDS OF POWER FROM VIRGINIA SOLAR PROJECT

Amazon | February 04, 2020

Amazon has agreed to buy around two-thirds of the power that will be generated from a new 120MW solar project being developed in Virginia, US. The facility in Pittsylvania County is being developed by Dominion Energy – construction is set to begin in 2020 and the site is forecast to become operational in 2022. Arlington County is set to purchase the remaining proportion of electricity generated through a separate PPA – this will provide more than 80% of the electricity used annually across the c...

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FIRST SOLAR POWER FACILITY BECOMES WORLD’S FIRST TO DELIVER GRID SERVICES

Power-technology | August 24, 2020

First Solar has named one of its power plants as the world’s first licensed utility-scale solar facility to commercially deliver ancillary grid services. The US-based photovoltaic (PV) solutions provider has said its Luz del Norte facility will now deliver a range of grid services, including automatic generation control. Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional, an independent system operator (ISO) in Chile, has added the facility to its portfolio of large-scale power generators. Chile Minist...

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