Is a California solar+storage boom about to happen? CAISO has warned state regulators that there could be a 4.7 GW capacity shortfall in 2022, in the early evening hours of the annual peak demand events of September. The grid operator has suggested alteration of water cooling laws, as well as increased procurement of resources. The … Continue reading Is a #California solar + storage boom about to happen?
Solar panel owners will need smart meters to sell energy to the grid Solar panel owners will be forced to get a smart meter in order to be paid for the extra energy they produce, under Government plans unveiled this week. The smart export guarantee (SEG), which was unveiled on Monday, requires suppliers to pay … Continue reading Solar panel owners will need smart meters to sell energy to the grid
NYPA to Develop Solar Arrays and Battery Storage at County-Owned Facilities The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is partnering with Westchester County to develop and implement solar photovoltaic and energy storage systems at seven county-owned properties, including bus garages, the Westchester County Courthouse and Hilltop Hanover Farm. The new systems are expected to offset more … Continue reading #NYPA to Develop Solar Arrays and Battery Storage at County-Owned Facilities
As Rooftop Solar Grows, What Should the Future of Net Metering Look Like? Like solar installers across much of America, Mark Hagerty is adapting to drastic changes in the economics of his business. His state, Michigan, is one of many that are cutting the rates rooftop solar owners receive for selling excess power to the … Continue reading As Rooftop Solar Grows, What Should the Future of #Net_Metering Look Like?
Businesses benefit from expansion of solar energy offerings Efforts are underway to expand affordable solar power in Indiana and Illinois, including in the Wabash Valley. In Indiana, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has approved a Duke Energy customer pilot program that makes it easier for businesses, schools and nonprofits to have solar energy at their … Continue reading Businesses benefit from expansion of solar energy offerings
Innovations in Grid Batteries, Solar Panels, Pumped Hydro, Lithium Batteries, and Thermal Energy Storage, 2019 Study The “Innovations in Grid Batteries, Solar Panels, Pumped Hydro, Lithium Batteries, and Thermal Energy Storage” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This edition of the Energy and Power Systems TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers innovations in various forms … Continue reading Innovations in Grid Batteries, Solar Panels, Pumped Hydro, Lithium Batteries, and Thermal Energy Storage, 2019 Study
From Walmart To Google, Companies Teaming Up To Buy More Solar And Wind Power Going green is often easier said than done, but a new business organization is hoping to change that. While focusing on large-scale energy buyers, the group plans to push for changes that could make renewable power more accessible for all Americans. … Continue reading From #Walmart To #Google, Companies Teaming Up To Buy More Solar And Wind Power
WEC Energy (WEC) to Add 200-MW Solar Energy in Wisconsin (Revised) Per a recent media report, WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC – Free Report) received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for two solar projects. Of the total 450 megawatt (MW) capacity, WEC Energy, through its subsidiary Wisconsin Public Service Corp (“WPS”), will … Continue reading WEC Energy (#WEC) to Add 200-MW Solar Energy in #Wisconsin (Revised)
California’s solar power record setting season is here California’s grid operator reported breaking 11 GW of instantaneous power from large-scale solar power on Saturday at 1:50 PM. Twenty minutes beforehand, the CAISO grid was exporting a record 1.5 GW of electricity, and last Wednesday it hit 93% clean electricity for a moment. Very soon, there … Continue reading #California ’s solar power record setting season is here
Tax Credits for Wind and Solar Work. Why are Texas Lawmakers Going After Them? The electricity grid that services most of Texas, which is managed by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), got almost 19% of its electricity from wind last year. That is an amazing fact in a state that is legendary for … Continue reading Tax Credits for Wind and Solar Work. Why are #Texas Lawmakers Going After Them?