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Solar Microgrids Could Yield Substantial Savings at City-wide Scale

Solar Microgrids Could Yield Substantial Savings at City-wide Scale

Researchers from MIT, Italian and Saudi universities modeled installation and use of 20 microgrids with residential solar penetration of 0% and 20% in MIT's hometown of Cambridge, ...

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Battery Storage Network to Power, Reduce Costs of SEPTA Rail Services

Battery Storage Network to Power, Reduce Costs of SEPTA Rail Services

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is installing an 8.75-MW lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery storage network to reduce operating costs, reduce energy ...

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ComEd Charts Course to Clean Energy Future with Chicago Solar Microgrid

ComEd Charts Course to Clean Energy Future with Chicago Solar Microgrid

Commonwealth Edison will use a $4 million grant from the new DOE SunShot Initiative SHINES (Sustainable and Holistic Integration of Energy Storage and Solar PV) program in ...

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Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Energy's SHINES pilot projects are to pave the way toward a levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of $0.14/kWh for solar PV systems that employ advanced Li-ion battery-based ...

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Energy Efficiency Financing More than Doubles in 2015

Energy Efficiency Financing More than Doubles in 2015

Corporate funding in the energy efficiency sector more than doubled to nearly $1.2 billion in 2015, with debt and public market financing accounting for nearly 60% of total ...

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Renewable Mini-grids Take Root in Rural India

Renewable Mini-grids Take Root in Rural India

Young and hungry for growth, energy services companies (ESCOs) in India are cottoning on to renewable energy microgrids as a means of expanding their businesses and bringing ...

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New DOE-SEIA SHINES Program to Make Solar Plus Storage Affordable

New DOE-SEIA SHINES Program to Make Solar Plus Storage Affordable

The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) launched a joint initiative aimed at boosting ...

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Solar-Storage On the Rise in Europe as Solar Tax Credits And Feed-in Tariffs Fall

Solar-Storage On the Rise in Europe as Solar Tax Credits And Feed-in Tariffs Fall

The declining costs of battery storage technologies (Li-ion in particular) and ratcheting down of solar tax credits and feed-in tariffs (FiTs) is enhancing the financial ...

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South Shore Long Island Town Studying Community Microgrid Feasibility

South Shore Long Island Town Studying Community Microgrid Feasibility

Known as a haven for the rich and famous, the ¨South Shore¨ Long Island town of East Hampton is evaluating the feasibility of using a microgrid to enhance efficiency, reliability ...

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New MISO Rules to Boost Regional Energy Storage Applications

New MISO Rules to Boost Regional Energy Storage Applications

Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) Midcontinent Independent Systems Operator (MISO) is exploring ways of changing market rules to facilitate grid-integration of battery and ...

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