Archive for smart-grid

National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid

Posted by Amanda Fava on July 25, 2017

The National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid focuses on the business and policy facets of demand response and provides roundtable discussions regarding trends and various business developments within the industry. Demand response experts engage in a professional [Read More]

Trump’s Budget Proposal ‘Slashes’ Energy And Environmental Funding

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on May 23, 2017

Many clean energy and environmental advocacy groups, including SEIA, have denounced the proposal.

TEP Inks Low-Cost Deal For Large Solar+Storage Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 23, 2017

Arizona-based utility Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has announced a deal to buy low-cost solar energy from a planned solar-plus-energy storage project it says will be large enough to power 21,000 homes. The new 100 MW solar array and an accompanying 30 MW [Read More]

DNV GL Launches On-Demand Renewable Energy Forecasting Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 22, 2017

DNV GL has added to its suite of short-term wind and solar power forecasting services with the launch of Forecaster NOW, an on-demand Web portal with e-commerce-enabled transactions. The global energy advisory and certification company is demonstrating its new solution [Read More]

Texas Co-op Develops Solar Monitoring Software

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 22, 2017

Texas-based Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) has developed Apolloware, a cloud-based software solution to help its commercial and residential members monitor solar and energy storage installations in real time. According to the co-op, its software allows the solar array owner to [Read More]

How A Team Blew The Lid Off The Arkansas Solar Market

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Written by K Kaufmann on May 19, 2017

Two electric cooperatives, one defense contractor, a solar developer – and a whole lot of other people who had never talked or thought much about renewable energy – completed a notable project last year.

With New Project Pipeline, PG&E Program Offers Customers Cheaper Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 19, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced the cost to participate in its 100% solar energy program has dropped by 30% for residential customers and by nearly 50% for some business customers. According to the utility, this significant cost [Read More]

Duke Energy Cuts Ribbon On Solar Project At Indiana Naval Base

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 19, 2017

On Thursday, Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch joined leaders from utility Duke Energy, the U.S. Department of the Navy (DON) and Naval Support Activity Crane at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the 17 MW solar power plant [Read More]

Mercedes-Benz Taps Vivint Solar For U.S. Rollout Of Home Batteries

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 18, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar have announced an exclusive strategic partnership to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the U.S. residential solar market. Last November, Germany-based Mercedes-Benz and parent company Daimler AG established a new unit, Mercedes-Benz Energy [Read More]

Georgia Power To Build 139 MW Solar Project At Robins Air Force Base

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 17, 2017

Atlanta-based utility Georgia Power has announced plans to build a new 139 MW solar facility adjacent to Robins Air Force Base (AFB) in Warner Robins, Ga., just south of Macon. The project was approved Tuesday by the Georgia Public Service [Read More]