Budweiser parent sets crazy-ambitious renewables goal
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the parent company of Budweiser and the world's largest brewer, made a startling announcement this week. It committed to switching its electricity supply to entirely renewable sources within a scant nine years, and to do so with unusual rigor.
Batteries, and battery policy, are spreading — report
Demand for grid-level energy storage is growing in states across the country, and policies to support it are expanding at the same time, a new report says.
Is energy storage the next job creator?
Entrepreneurs and schools are preparing for a boom in energy storage. Whether the jobs arrive soon, or are delayed or lost to Asia, will depend on decisions that President Trump makes on trade, energy, transportation and infrastructure.
Deluge of hydro may lead to solar curtailments in Calif.
California's grid operator is warning of curtailments of up to 8 gigawatts this spring, as a booming solar market collides with overflowing dams. The losers will be operators of solar farms, who might have nowhere to sell their electrons — this year and in years to come.
Energy storage is America's industry to lose
An E&E News series explores how the United States could lead the coming energy storage boom, grabbing the momentum from Asia and creating jobs from Silicon Valley to North Carolina.