Tesla’s stationary energy storage (Image: Tesla)

IHS Predicts 9% Of Solar PV Installations Will Have Battery Energy Storage Systems By 2018

Good news for Tesla Motors and others in the battery energy storage market: “IHS…announced that 9 percent of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in North America will include attached storage in 2018. Led by commercial systems, IHS expects 700 megawatts (MW) of PV systems with energy storage will be installed by 2018, compared to just 30

Environmental protestors outside the BP meeting at the Excel Centre, London, on April 16, 2015 (Image; Rex Features via AP Images/Associated Press)

In historic move, BP’s shareholders adopt global warming resolution

BP’s shareholders overwhelmingly supported a resolution on Thursday that would force the company to disclose some of its climate change-related risks. The shareholder vote was extraordinarily lopsided, with about 98% of shareholders approving the resolution, which had the backing of BP’s chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg. The embrace of the climate change resolution is being called a