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Energy Department Releases Long-Awaited Grid Study

After delays and much controversy, the report ordered by Secretary Rick Perry is finally here.

SEPA: How To Further Utility-Solar Cooperation

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) is releasing a new report aimed at providing utilities and distributed technology organizations with plans for working together...

NREL Verifies The Eastern Grid Can Handle More Solar And Wind

In a new study, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) used high-performance computing capabilities and innovative visualization tools to...

White House Leads Major Energy Storage Push

On Thursday, the White House hosted a summit during which the Obama administration announced new executive actions and 33 state and private-sector commitments to...

Solar Microgrid Project Receives Top Grade At New York College Campus

The head of the New York Power Authority explains how a pilot project at SUNY New Paltz could help the state better understand renewables integration.

Community Solar + Demand Response: Three Steps For Utilities To Consider

A new guide shows utilities how to increase the value of community solar programs by integrating a smart grid solution.

Report: North America Leads Growing Microgrid Sector

With a 42% market share, North America has regained its claim from Asia Pacific as the leading region in global microgrid capacity, according to...

Total Proposes Acquisition Of Battery Developer Saft

In an effort to enhance its renewables business, oil giant Total has proposed to acquire Saft, a France-based developer and manufacturer of batteries used...

What SCOTUS’ Hughes Ruling Means For Renewables

In its recent Hughes v. Talen Energy decision, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a capacity program in Maryland.

U.S. Senate Passes Stalled Energy Bill Without Solar NEM Amendment

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed a long-stalled energy bill after lawmakers ended a partisan dispute over funding for the water-contamination crisis in Flint,...

Invenergy, Liberty Utilities Break Ground On 50 MW Solar Project

Invenergy LLC and Liberty Utilities have broken ground on the 50 MW Luning Solar Energy Center. Invenergy is developing the project on public lands...

DOE Launches ‘Orange Button’ Initiative To Standardize Solar Data, Cut Costs

The U.S. Department of Energy has partnered with industry stakeholders under its latest SunShot effort.