Residents of Puerto Rico are ready for energy democracy. Specifically, a resilient, renewable electricity system with equitably shared benefits.
Materials used in solar panels could be worth $2 billion a year by 2050, with the amount of decommissioned cells reaching 80 million metric tons.
Developers should ask FERC to mandate RTO studies and tools to reduce the speculative nature of site selection.
Fears that the COVID-19 pandemic would substantially slow the development of utility-scale solar generation appear unfounded, at least for seven of the country’s biggest projects.
The Midcontinent Independent System Operator is making it easier to connect renewable energy resources to the grid.
Helena, Missoula, and Bozeman, Montana have joined a city coalition committing to 100% renewable energy.
Although many countries have been ‘slow’ to develop geothermal projects, Canada has actually been in a deep slumber, having yet to build its first geothermal power generating facility.
The world should recognize and push for microgrids, and federations of microgrids, as the topology of the electricity infrastructure of the future.
Renewable energy sources dominated new U.S. electrical generating capacity additions and increased their contribution to the nation's electrical production in the first half of 2021.
With the long-anticipated approval of its new Statewide Electric Storage Program, Connecticut has just leapfrogged the rest of New England to become the new regional leader in distributed battery storage program development.
Net metered solar eligibility to participate in wholesale markets, distribution utility override leading to non-performance penalties, and multiple entity interconnection processes are the main issues at this stage of RTO...
How legal advocacy for energy democracy can overcome utility barriers to a renewable energy economy.
Clearloop CEO Laura Zapata discusses bringing solar power to a carbon-intensive region.
If we are keen on avoiding blackout situations recently experienced in California and Texas, we should incentivize distributed energy resource market participation in wholesale markets.
Getting electricity customer-generators the compensation they deserve has been a battle in many states. Could a settlement between the utility and solar advocates squash net metering conflict for good?
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