Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Microgrids Help Keep Wildfire Energy Impacts at Bay

25 Nov , 2019  

This article was originally published on utilitydive.com on Nov. 18, 2019. In a recent Utility Dive opinion piece, Scott Aaronson, vice president of security and preparedness at the Edison Electric Institute, minimizes the role of microgrids in providing our communities energy resilience. He defends the actions of California’s utilities in shutting off power for millions of […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

Modernizing the Electricity Grid

17 Mar , 2015  

You Don’t Need An Energy Company When You Can Buy Power From Your Friends Co. Exist, March 16, 2015 Utility companies are getting disrupted as people sell each other their energy, without the middleman. While communication networks have evolved a lot over the last century, the electricity grid has hardly changed at all. The system […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

The Power of Solar Thermal Farms in California

27 Jan , 2015  


An increasingly rare type of solar farm goes online in California Gigaom, January 26, 2015 When the huge solar farm just outside of Las Vegas called Ivanpah opened up in early 2014, many lamented that this type of solar plant, called solar thermal, could soon become a dinosaur. Late last week another of these large solar […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Amazon Wind Farm to be Built in Indiana

26 Jan , 2015  


Amazon plans wind farm to power its data centers The Seattle Times, January 20. 2015 Long criticized by some environmentalists for indifference to clean energy, Amazon.com took a big step toward using renewable energy Tuesday, announcing plans to support the construction and operation of a wind farm in western Indiana. Amazon will work with Pattern […]

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