Archive for smart-grid – Page 8

California Energy Storage Rebate Bill Advances In Senate

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 01, 2017

The California Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee approved a bill last week that would require the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to establish an Energy Storage Initiative that provides rebates for the installation of energy storage systems. S.B.700, authored [Read More]

Energy Groups Call For Perry’s DOE Study To Be ‘Open And Transparent’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 01, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) are calling on Rick Perry, secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), to “initiate a public process” to gather input to inform [Read More]

U.S. Senators Propose Switch To 100% Clean Energy By 2050

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 28, 2017

U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., along with U.S. Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., have proposed landmark climate change legislation that would transition the U.S. to 100% clean energy. The “100 by ’50 [Read More]

GRID Alternatives, Connecticut Green Bank Kick Off Low-Income Solar Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 28, 2017

U.S. nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives has marked its expansion into the Connecticut market through a collaboration with the Connecticut Green Bank to install no-cost solar on multifamily affordable housing units across the state. The expansion was announced at a [Read More]

Duke Energy Emissions Goal Includes Big Investment In Clean Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 27, 2017

Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy has established an aggressive goal to reduce carbon emissions 40% from 2005 levels by 2030, as well as invest $11 billion in renewables and natural gas, according to the company’s 2016 sustainability report. Today, 38% of [Read More]

Partners Complete Microgrid At Native American Reservation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 27, 2017

Blue Lake Rancheria, a century-old Native American reservation in northern California, has launched its low-carbon community microgrid that is helping power government offices, economic enterprises, and critical Red Cross safety shelter-in-place facilities across 100 acres. In collaboration with Humboldt State [Read More]

Invenergy Tees Up Solar Project At Former N.Y. Golf Course

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

Chicago-based clean energy company Invenergy LLC has broken ground on its Shoreham Solar Commons facility, a 24.9 MW solar project located in the town of Brookhaven in Long Island, N.Y. Invenergy is building the project at the former Tallgrass Golf [Read More]

TVA Installing Solar Next To Memphis Natural Gas Plant

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has announced it is adding more solar to its generation portfolio with the construction of a solar facility at the Allen combined-cycle natural gas plant site in Memphis. The 1 MW project will be the [Read More]

The Top Utilities Of 2016 For Solar And Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

The Smart Electric Power Alliance reveals which U.S. utilities led the pack for the most new megawatts installed.

PG&E Seeks Project Developers For Renewable Energy Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has issued a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. PG&E says its Regional Renewable Choice program will expand renewable energy [Read More]