Category: Smart Grid News
SDG&E to Add as Much as 140MW of Preferred Energy Resources

SDG&E to Add as Much as 140MW of Preferred Energy Resources

California's leading renewable energy utility aims to tap into new energy storage, renewable energy, distributed generation, energy efficiency and demand response (DR) systems ...

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Forging Win-Win Solutions in the Evolving DER Integration Landscape

Forging Win-Win Solutions in the Evolving DER Integration Landscape

By Peter Asmus The stars appear to have aligned for distributed energy resources (DER) to play an increasingly important role in providing energy services to consumers. Some ...

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Energy Storage Advances to Fuel Microgrids, Virtual Power Plants

Energy Storage Advances to Fuel Microgrids, Virtual Power Plants

Energy storage will increasingly be a viable option to conventional utility grid and substation upgrades as load profiles and population change, fueling growth in virtual power ...

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Panasonic Unveils Green Tower Distributed Energy-as-a-Service Solution

Panasonic Unveils Green Tower Distributed Energy-as-a-Service Solution

Panasonic's Green Tower is the latest entry into what's becoming a crowded, highly competitive cleantech market segment – Cloud-based ICT platforms that make it seem deceptively ...

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SolarCity and Tesla Package First Solar-Storage PPA To Deliver Solar Energy On Demand in Kaua’i

SolarCity and Tesla Package First Solar-Storage PPA To Deliver Solar Energy On Demand in Kaua’i

SolarCity announced it had chosen sister company Tesla's Powerpack to provide 52MWh of energy storage for what's billed as the U.S.' first utility-scale solar PV-energy storage ...

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Over 5 Million Smart Electric Meters To Be Rolled Out By Con Edison, Orange & Rockland Utilities

Over 5 Million Smart Electric Meters To Be Rolled Out By Con Edison, Orange & Rockland Utilities

New York regulated utilities Con Edison and O&R Utilities have decided to run with Silver Springs Networks' smart grid communications-computing platform, which is to be ...

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Why Low Energy Prices Rarely Reach Electric Consumers

Why Low Energy Prices Rarely Reach Electric Consumers

Low Natural Gas Prices Would Be Comparable To The 2nd Biggest Stimulus Package Ever, Had They Benefited Electric Ratepayers After peaking in 2008, the collapse of natural gas ...

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GE Berlin Hybrid Power Plant Combines CHP, Solar and Smart Battery Storage

GE Berlin Hybrid Power Plant Combines CHP, Solar and Smart Battery Storage

Along with solar PV and intelligent energy storage technology, combined heat and power (CHP) takes center stage in a Hyrbrid Power Plant GE has built to power its facility, ...

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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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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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