Sun Catalytix is making a new type of flow battery that could store hours’ worth of energy on the grid.
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Niche provider SoloPower, which received state aid, is seeking an investor to keep operating.
Nest adds “energy services” with utilities to shift heavy air conditioning loads and tune home efficiency.
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Google tries to use its buying clout to prod utilities to offer renewable energy option.