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Marine Terminal Plans Big Demo Project Featuring Microgrid

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 27, 2016

Building on a shared commitment to eliminate pollution from port-related operations, Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals LP and the Port of Los Angeles have announced they are launching the Green Omni Terminal Demonstration Project, a full-scale, real-time demonstration of zero- and [Read More]

Energy Storage Company Stem Gets $15M Investment From Mithril

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 27, 2016

Stem Inc., a California-based provider of software-driven energy storage solutions, has closed $15 million in funding from technology growth investor Mithril Capital Management. “Integrating cleantech solutions at scale is an important goal but a huge challenge,” says Ajay Royan, co-founder [Read More]

NREL Ranks Top 10 Utility Green Power Programs Of 2015

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released its latest assessment of leading utility green power programs in the country. Using information provided by utilities, NREL has developed Top 10 rankings of utility green power programs [Read More]

DTE Energy Starts Installing Panels At Two Large Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2016

DTE Energy has installed the first of nearly 200,000 total solar panels to be located at the company’s two solar projects in Lapeer, Mich. The utility says the bigger of its Lapeer projects, located on approximately 150 acres off Demille [Read More]

Invenergy Secures PPA Approval For N.Y. Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2016

Renewable energy company Invenergy LLC has received unanimous approval from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for a power purchase agreement (PPA) for its proposed 24.9 MW Shoreham Solar Commons facility. Located in the town of Brookhaven in Long Island, [Read More]

Fire Leads To Shutdown At Ivanpah Solar Plant

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on May 20, 2016

One of three towers at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System has been shut down following a small fire on Thursday morning. Dedicated in 2014 and backed by federal grants, the massive concentrating solar power (CSP) facility is located in [Read More]

Calif. Study Gauges Benefits Of Solar + Storage For Low-Income Housing

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 20, 2016

Combining battery energy storage with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems would lead to significant electric bill savings for both property owners and residents of multifamily affordable rental housing in California, according to a new report from the California Housing Partnership, Center [Read More]

To Expand Clean Energy, New York Reforms Utility Regulations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 20, 2016

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved structural reforms to the regulations governing electric utilities – in turn, providing more choices and cost-saving opportunities for New Yorkers by expanding clean energy, says the PSC. The PSC has [Read More]

DTE Energy Opens Renewable Energy Operations Center

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 20, 2016

Detroit-based utility DTE Energy says it has opened the Huron Renewable Energy Center in Bad Axe, Mich., bringing 25 renewable energy operations and maintenance (O&M) jobs to Huron County. According to David Harwood, director of renewable energy for DTE Energy, [Read More]

A New Sign Of Hope For Nevada’s Existing Solar Customers?

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 19, 2016

On Wednesday, the Technical Advisory Committee on Distributed Generation, part of Nevada’s New Energy Industry Task Force, approved a motion recommending that existing rooftop solar customers in the state be able to again receive more generous rates under previous net [Read More]