Andrea Sanders

     

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Six areas of expertise required for deploying large-scale energy storage projects
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on November 12, 2019

Analysts estimate that around 1 out of every 3 large-scale solar projects contracted today includes energy storage. Adding energy storage to solar increases project revenues through different value drivers depending on the market. Ultimately, energy storage gives solar assets more flexibility, making it possible to use solar generation at the most valuable times, instead of […]

The Santa Rosa Junior College sustainability plus resilience strategy: Solar, energy storage, and microgrids
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on October 24, 2019

At just over 100 years old, Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) is part of the California Community Colleges System, the largest higher education system in the U.S. It is also in the heart of Santa Rosa County, a community that over the last few years has been barraged by disastrous wildfires, such as the 2017 […]

Stem Extends Leadership in Front-of-Meter Storage with Kearsarge Energy Partnership
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on September 24, 2019

AI-Powered Energy Storage Sets Foundation for Long-Term Value Creation SALT LAKE CITY (Solar Power International) – September 24, 2019 – Stem, Inc., the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services, today announced at Solar Power International that is has expanded its presence in the Massachusetts wholesale market through a partnership with Kearsarge Energy […]

How to sharpen your competitive edge with energy storage
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on September 15, 2019

For most enterprises, energy is among their biggest non-discretionary – and most unpredictable – costs, and is often looked at as a tax on operations. At many organizations, energy remains unmonitored and not carefully managed, likely due to complexity and lack of control. But leading enterprises are demonstrating innovative strategies for taking control of their […]

Stem builds momentum in wholesale market participation
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on September 11, 2019

MILLBRAE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stem, Inc., the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services, will feature its new front-of-meter wholesale offerings and resilient solar + storage solutions during Solar Power International, September 23-26 in Salt Lake City.  “There is a tremendous opportunity in the wholesale distributed generation market for solar. But […]

Stem enters the front of meter energy storage market with a solar energy storage partnership in Massachusetts
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on July 9, 2019

Today Stem, Inc., announced a new partnership with Syncarpha Capital, LLC, a New York based private equity firm that develops, owns and operates distributed photovoltaic solar energy systems as well as energy storage systems, to build 28.2 megawatt-hours of front of meter storage projects co-sited with solar in Massachusetts.  Incorporating storage into renewable energy projects […]

Stem Steps Into Grid-Scale Storage With Partnership in Massachusetts
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on July 9, 2019

5 Business Initiatives That You Can Power Up With Solar + Storage
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on June 26, 2019

Renewable energy procurement and onsite energy generation such as solar are great first steps in driving profits and meeting sustainability goals. They cut overall energy consumption to lower costs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which modern customers now expect from brands. However, to fully unlock the value of solar and renewables, businesses must also deploy […]

Stem Featured for its Non-Wires Alternatives Solution
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on November 21, 2018

Stem Featured for its Non-Wires Alternatives Solution Recently, the Smart Electric Power Alliance and the Peak Load Management Alliance surveyed 10 non-wires alternatives projects in seven states, including Stem’s Local Capacity Requirement network for Southern California Edison. NWAs are an innovative regulatory approach that seek to use distributed energy resources to delay or replace traditional […]

John Carrington Reviews New Equity and Project Finance Trends
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on November 9, 2018

On Energy Storage, Investors Are Looking for Transaction Efficiency, Proven Results By John Carrington, Chief Executive Officer In October 2018, Stem CEO John Carrington was featured in Morning Consult for his views on new finance trends among equity and project finance investors. The growth of the energy storage industry is dependent on expanding the number, quality and […]

Solar + Storage Financing Requires Experience
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on November 8, 2018

In Solar Novus Today By Bill Bush, Stem CFO  Within five years, the vast majority of the retail solar market will be solar + storage, and much of the wholesale distributed solar market will be, too.  Why? The energy markets, supply chains, electric rates, solar remuneration rules, and customers’ interests in controlling their energy decisions are […]

Stem Joins Jon Powers in an Experts Only Podcast on Storage Finance Trends
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on September 18, 2018

By Bill Bush, Stem Chief Financial Officer Jon Powers, the Co-Founder and President of CleanCapital, leads the enormously popular Experts Only podcast, a biweekly podcast with foremost finance experts that explores the intersection of energy, finance, and innovation. In this podcast, Jon and I discuss the dramatic growth of artificial intelligence-driven energy storage, the potentially […]

How artificial intelligence will differentiate the value of solar+storage
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on September 18, 2018

By Larsh Johnson, Stem Chief Technology Officer The U.S. solar revolution has been a terrific boon to customer choice, the economy and climate policy planning. But solar panels alone can’t achieve the full value of solar generation or the aggressive goals of greenhouse gas reductions. Moreover, solar developers face a wave of changes that is […]

Stem Discusses IoT and the Energy Storage Revolution with Stanford’s Daniel Elizalde
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on September 11, 2018

By Larsh Johnson, Stem Chief Technology Officer Stanford Continuing Studies instructor Daniel Elizalde teaches the highly popular Product Management for the Internet of Things (IoT) course, and he recently invited me to opine on the subject on his IoT Product Leadership podcast. Daniel is a real expert on the subject, including a stint working with […]

Energy rate reform: What it means for operations leaders
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on May 15, 2018

By Andrea Sanders    |   Marketing Manager The electricity grid is transforming rapidly, and businesses or institutions that do not adapt could see major changes to their energy spend. Resulting from the need to update aging and antiquated grid infrastructure across the U.S., this transition is supported by advancements in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and […]

Co-Founder and Director of Hawaii’s Energy Excelerator discusses the non-profit’s work with Stem on the Energy Gang Podcast
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on January 21, 2016

By Tad Glauthier | VP, Hawaii Operations Dawn Lippert, co-founder and director of Hawaii’s Energy Excelerator program, discussed the non-proftit’s work with Stem on the Energy Gang Podcast in a recent episode: “ “The things I’m really excited about are the things we’re doing in the energy storage space,” Lippert said. “One of the companies that we’ve been working […]

Stem’s Chief Commercial Officer Elected to SEPA Board of Directors
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on October 20, 2015

By Ted Ko | Director of Policy Stem sits in a unique position in the world of “the grid”. Unlike many technology providers who focus predominantly on either the electricity customer or the utility, Stem thrives in between, serving both. For this reason, Stem highly values our membership in SEPA, an organization that educates members on how […]

“This is no longer a science experiment” – John Carrington at Energy Storage North America
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on October 15, 2015

By Niki Herr | Director of Communications This week Stem was proud to participate in the Energy Storage North America conference as a California Energy Storage Association (CESA) board member, on multiple panels, and on the exhibition floor. Over 20 Stem team members came together in San Diego to meet with partners, prospects and customers, listen […]

Stem First to Enter Real-Time California Energy Market
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on September 8, 2015

By Ben Kearns | Vice President of Technology On Thursday, August 27th Stem’s technology team stepped into our Millbrae office, grabbed coffee and started work. Seemingly this day was like any other. Amidst the normal office routine, at precisely 9am, six of Stem’s customer storage systems in the San Francisco bay area automatically starting using stored […]

World Economic Forum Blog: Fortune 500s are Buying into Energy Storage
This post was written by Andrea Sanders on September 4, 2015

By John Carrington | Chief Executive Officer When the World Economic Forum invited Stem to share our perspective on the energy storage industry on their blog, I could think of nothing more indicative of the stage of growth our industry is experiencing than what we’re seeing specifically among the U.S. Fortune 500 customer set. A year […]