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Transmission Charges Penalize Local Clean Power in California

Transmission Charges Penalize Local Clean Power in California

Transmission Access Charges (TAC) are fees designed to pay for the state’s transmission system, operations and maintenance, amortization of capital, and return-on-equity. TAC ...

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Brazil’s Microgrid Potential

Brazil’s Microgrid Potential

Brazil, the home of samba, soccer, and beaches is on the verge of being a clean energy power. Microgrids can play a part in enhancing this role, helping to flourish renewable ...

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Hybrid Microgrid based on Solar Photovoltaic and Battery Fuel Cell for Intermittent Load

Hybrid Microgrid based on Solar Photovoltaic and Battery Fuel Cell for Intermittent Load

Hybrid Microgrid Model Based on Solar Photovoltaic Battery Fuel Cell System for Intermittent Load Ap

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Maryland Community Solar Moves Forward In Wake of Nationwide White House Initiative

Maryland Community Solar Moves Forward In Wake of Nationwide White House Initiative

Representatives from solar energy organizations gathered at the White House for the National Community Solar Summit November 17. At the end of the day, White House officials ...

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POSTPONED: 04/10-12 || Africa Energy Investment Summit || Washington, D.C., USA

POSTPONED: 04/10-12 || Africa Energy Investment Summit || Washington, D.C., USA

The Latest: http://microgridmedia.com/africa-energy-investment-summit-lines-up-high-calibre-speakers-and-industry-experts/ ATTEND Presentation Topics for the Africa ...

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Chicago’s ‘Jake and Elwood’ Utility-Scale Energy Storage Centers Near Completion

Chicago’s ‘Jake and Elwood’ Utility-Scale Energy Storage Centers Near Completion

Invoking memories of, as well as memorializing Chicago blues, John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd's performances in the still-popular musical comedy ¨The Blues Brothers,¨ Renewable ...

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Will Desalination Undermine California’s Renewable Energy Targets Or Be A Grid Resource?

Will Desalination Undermine California’s Renewable Energy Targets Or Be A Grid Resource?

Large, inflexible desalination plants could jeopardize California's renewable energy targets and increase the cost of both water and energy.  Better designed desalination plants ...

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Duke Energy Gets Bullish on ¨Green¨ Microgrids

Duke Energy Gets Bullish on ¨Green¨ Microgrids

The nation's power utilities are facing pressures of unprecedented breadth and depth – from reducing greenhouse gas emissions and pollution to keeping up with new, cleaner and ...

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Hawaiian Electric Launches $2.1MM Distributed Energy Storage Program

Hawaiian Electric Launches $2.1MM Distributed Energy Storage Program

Integrating electricity produced by solar and wind energy systems on to power grids has quickly become a major cause for concern among U.S. utilities, grid operators and ...

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A Glimpse Into Future Microgrid Communities at Solar Decathlon

A Glimpse Into Future Microgrid Communities at Solar Decathlon

The Solar Decathlon, organized by the US Department of Energy is showcasing a new generation of homes designed to minimize energy consumption and maximize renewable as well ...

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