A Better Way Of Paying For A Reliable Electricity Grid

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2023 12:00:13 +0000

Last spring, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), which operates the electricity grid serving 45 million people across the central United States, found out it was at a higher risk of power outages than it believed. The result, as I explain below, was skyrocketing electricity bills for thousands of people. To avoid similar outcomes in […]

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New Sodium, Aluminum Battery Aims to Integrate Renewables for Grid Resiliency

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 04:50:56 +0000

Low-cost, Earth-abundant raw materials power a new grid energy storage solution

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EU & UK Incorporate Schemes To Lessen Energy Usage, Move To Renewables

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2023 18:05:33 +0000

lessen energy usageWhat can be done to alleviate energy usage during fossil fuel instability and the transition to renewables? Motivating people helps. So does new legislation and applying legal sanctions for non-cooperating countries.

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What Does Western Grid Regionalization Mean for California?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2023 04:15:46 +0000

California’s grid reliability struggles have intensified in recent years as extreme summer heat strains the system and threatens power outages. The state’s grid reliability is also inextricably linked to issues of improving energy affordability and achieving California’s ambitious clean energy goals. With California’s power woes apparent, Western grid regionalization has been raised as a potential […]

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How To Keep The Lights On In Extreme Winter Weather

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2022 02:54:44 +0000

extreme winter weather snowClean energy and demand-side resources have proven track records of both reducing peak demand and keeping the lights on during extreme conditions.

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Shyft Group Shows Off Its Blue Arc Electric Last Mile Delivery Vehicle To Customers

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 15:00:15 +0000

Shyft Group, formerly known as Spartan Motors, has nearly five decades of experience designing and building fleet vehicles of all shapes and sizes including half of all last mile delivery vehicles. These delivery vans are what you think of when you think about a standard FedEx or UPS delivery truck. In today’s dystopian pseudo post-COVID […]

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Rooftop Solar Recently Reached 72% Of Western Australia Electricity Output!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2022 00:30:40 +0000

Once upon a time, it was a common assumption in the utility industry and among solar skeptics that solar power couldn’t provide more than 5% of grid electricity or the grid would break. And by common, I mean that was the conventional wisdom except among solar loons. How the times have changed! In the latest […]

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25,000 PG&E & Tesla Customers Invited To Form World’s Largest Distributed Battery To Support Electric Grid Reliability

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 03:30:49 +0000

OAKLAND, California — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Tesla Inc. have launched a new pilot program that creates a virtual power plant, to help support electric grid reliability and save customers money. On June 22, Tesla invited approximately 25,000 PG&E customers with Powerwalls to join the VPP and help form the world’s largest […]

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