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That’s a Wrap! The Fourth Annual ESNA Event Concludes in San Diego

Posted October 18, 2016 by Zoe Fishman

Energy Storage North America 2016 concluded its fourth annual event October 4 to 6 in San Diego. Complementing the maturation of the storage industry, ESNA grew in its attendee numbers, expo floor space, and the number of organizations represented.


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What to Expect at ESNA Day 3: Thursday, October 6

Posted October 5, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
It is our final day of Energy Storage North America. Thank you all for joining us on this journey to advance the energy storage ecosystem and work towards a cleaner, more reliable grid. Tomorrow is the third and final day of the conference and here are some details to look out for.

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What to Expect at ESNA Day 2: Wednesday, October 5

Posted October 4, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
What an exciting, successful first day of the fourth annual Energy Storage North America. Tomorrow is the second day of the conference -- here are some program details to look out for.

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Are You Ready for Energy Storage North America?

Posted September 26, 2016 by Zoe Fishman

To help you make the most out of your trip to Energy Storage North America next week, we put together this overview of tips, reminders and event highlights.

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Who Will You Meet at ESNA 2016?

Posted September 12, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
Join Energy Storage North America for three days of jam-packed networking with 2,000+ energy storage leaders, utilities and policymakers. Here are a few of the networking opportunities you can look forward to.

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Solar + Storage: A Value Stacking Pair

Posted August 29, 2016 by Zoe Fishman

Like peanut butter and jelly, energy storage and solar energy are often better together. Although our focus at ESNA is energy storage, we also know that solar power is a critical piece of the puzzle in building a cleaner, more affordable and efficient grid.

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Facility Managers See Energy Storage as the Next Big Thing

Posted July 29, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
Energy storage is quickly becoming known as the latest tool in the facility manager’s toolbox for an optimized facility energy system. Energy Storage North America will feature a conference track dedicated to commercial and industry leaders, a keynote on how Walmart is using storage to meet its energy goals, and a workshop for local governments and community college facility managers. 

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The Electric Vehicle Revolution

Posted July 20, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
The growing EV industry holds tremendous potential to help to meet national and statewide energy and environmental goals, and utilities have a huge opportunity to gain from this growing market. Energy Storage North America will feature a keynote panel on the grid benefits of EVs, and how utilities can capitalize on this expanding market.

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Four Energy Storage Projects to Watch

Posted July 5, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
Given the exciting updates to SGIP last week, we decided to look into some of the recently announced energy storage projects in California. Courtesy of the DOE Global Energy Storage Database, we have assembled a list of four projects that were announced in Spring 2016. These planned systems will deliver a range of benefits, from providing reliable, dispatchable grid power to helping office buildings and schools manage energy costs. 

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Nominate an Energy Storage Project or Champion for an ESNA Innovation Award!

Posted June 16, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
Nominations are now open for the Energy Storage North America Innovation Awards. The awards are given annually to the most impactful energy storage projects and storage champions in North America.

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Overcoming Natural Gas Shortages to Build a Better Grid

Posted May 31, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
The gas leak at Aliso Canyon’s underground storage facility has become infamous as the largest natural gas leak in U.S. history. Energy storage can play a critical role in helping to get beyond natural gas. Energy Storage North America will explore the role that storage can play in mitigating risks and building a more reliable, secure and clean power grid.

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Video: Highlights from Energy Storage North America

Posted May 4, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
Energy Storage North America is the country’s largest event dedicated to the applications, economics and use cases of energy storage. In this video, you can hear what some past attendees had to say about the conference and learn more about what to expect in 2016.

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San Diego: America’s First 100% Renewable City

Posted April 15, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
San Diego is the the largest American city to pass a legal ordinance to use 100% renewable energy. Energy storage will play a critical role in helping San Diego meet its ambitious goals.

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With Storage, Schools Put Money Back Into the Classroom

Posted March 31, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
School districts across the U.S. are turning to energy storage to mitigate demand charges and increase reliability. According to the US DOE Global Energy Storage Database, 22 school districts have already announced or installed energy storage systems, in many cases paired with renewable energy.

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On-Campus Storage Featured at ESNA 2016

Posted March 25, 2016 by Zoe Fishman
Energy Storage North America 2016 will feature a panel called "Island, Campus and Military Microgrids: Case Studies and Best Practices" that explores the role storage can play in reducing electricity bills and increasing reliability for campuses and schools. Greg Nelson, VP of Finance and College Operations at the College of Marin, will join the panel to discuss how the College of Marin procured energy storage and best practices for other campuses considering storage.

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Energy Storage: Coming to a Theater Near You

Posted February 23, 2016 by Janice Lin
In this video, California energy storage pioneers discuss how energy storage is transforming the power grid. California set the energy storage revolution in motion with AB 2514, which required the California Public Utilities Commission to consider storage procurement goals for utilities. Since that decision, Southern California Edison has advanced the use of storage for the grid, taking the unprecedented step of evaluating energy storage on a head to head basis with all other resources. 

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