Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Energy Demand Hurdles on Horizon in California

30 Jun , 2021  

utilitydive.com, 6/30/21. The new slate of clean energy resources the California Public Utilities Commission approved last week will take about five years to fully come online. In the meantime, grid officials say conservation and demand flexibility will be key to maintaining reliability. For Monday, energy resources acquired in the day-ahead market mean California consumers are not […]

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Building Technology, Intelligent Efficiency

Integrating Artificial Intelligence into Energy Efficiency

12 Jun , 2018  

How Artificial Intelligence Can Increase Energy Efficiency Written by Vivek Kumar, blueandgreentomorrow.com, June 1, 2018 The energy industry has undergone many changes over the past couple of years. With new advances in industrial processes, multiple sources of energy are now available which can drive forward a more efficient use of energy resources. With the newest breakthroughs […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Baseball Gets its Largest Solar Project Yet

28 Mar , 2018  


Padres installing baseball’s biggest solar project Written by Rob Nikolewski, sandiegouniontribune.com, January 17, 2018 Petco Park is about to become home to the largest solar power system in Major League Baseball. Workers have begun to install a 336,520-watt project, with 716 solar modules that can produce more than 12 million kilowatt-hours of electricity in the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

U.S. Deployments of Energy Storage Systems to Triple in 2018

13 Mar , 2018  

U.S. energy storage market to nearly triple this year: report Written by Nichola Groom, Reuters, March 6, 2018 U.S. deployments of energy storage systems will nearly triple this year thanks to sharply lower costs and state policies that support the case for installing batteries in homes, businesses and along the power grid. That forecasted growth […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Tesla Delivers on 100-day Australia Battery Grid Promise

4 Jan , 2018  


Tesla Fulfilled Its 100-Day Australia Battery Bet. What’s That Mean for the Industry? greentechmendia.com, November 27, 2017 Credit where credit is due: Elon Musk made a crazy, eye-catching promise, and he delivered. After a series of regional blackouts that shook South Australia in September 2016 and February 2017, a fierce debate emerged over how to manage the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Solar Eclipse Will Significantly Interfere With Power Production in America

15 Aug , 2017  

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America’s Electrical Grid Prepares For The Shock Of A Total Solar Eclipse Forbes, August 8, 2017 The solar eclipse that will occur on August 21st will have an interesting side effect of shutting off a lot of electricity production in America as it rolls across our ever-increasing number of solar arrays. The shadow from the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Renewable Energy Subsidies Even the Playing Field

14 Sep , 2015  


Why Renewable Energy Still Needs Subsidies The Wall Street Journal, September 14, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash The wind-energy sector won a long-fought battle in mid-July, when the Senate Finance Committee voted to extend the production tax credit, the most commonly-used subsidy for wind project development in the U.S., for another two years. But the road to […]

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