July 1st, 2016
This week’s TOP 5 includes the opening of an electrolyzer factory in France by Areva H2Gen, the restructuration of the SGIP in California, a project pipeline of 100MW for Greensmith, a demonstration project in Florida by FPL and the installation of a 1MW battery at California State University by AMS.
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- Areva H2Gen opened its new factory near Paris, which will be able to produce 30 PEM electrolyzers each year.
- « The Californian SGIP (Self Generation Incentive Program) has been restructured to supply 75% of the budget to energy storage and to move to a block grant incentive system, among other changes. »
- « Greensmith Energy announced that it has received 63 MW of energy storage orders, and that at the current pace, the company will install over 100 MW this year. »
- Florida Power and Light Company (FPL) launched a new pilot project which will see the testing of multiple applications of various battery technologies under real-life conditions.
- « California State University (CSU) is installing what will be the largest battery storage project at an educational institution in the nation ». The 1MW battery will be installed by Advanced Microgrid Solutions.