The Future Is Autonomous: NREL’s Autonomous Energy Grids Research

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 01:55:21 +0000

Some neighbors depend on each other for a cup of sugar or dog-walking. But in the Colorado neighborhood of Basalt Vista, the residents are closer than most: They share their electricity

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Companies Announce New Residential VPP for California

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 20:39:27 +0000

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A distributed energy power plant, designed to help bring more reliability to California’s power grid, is being developed by a company whose investors include Alphabet, the parent company of Google. The project when fully developed would be the world’s largest residential virtual power plant (VPP). Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners (SIP), a group that builds, owns, operates, […]

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$4.7 Billion Went Into Battery Storage, Smart Grid, & Efficiency Companies In Q1–Q3 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 03:25:11 +0000

People who don’t follow cleantech, or individual cleantech industries, think that solar, wind, and batteries are sort of small, niche markets. Actually, these have become very large markets, and often the quickest growing markets. Similarly, related smart grid and energy efficiency companies are booming

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Covid-19 May Speed Up Low-Carbon Shift, Google Says

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:50:09 +0000

In a Q& A with BloombergNEF, Google’s Jeff Hamel, Director of Industry Partnerships at Google, shared his thoughts on how the coronavirus may speed up the low-carbon shift

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Grid Coordination Opens Road For Electric Vehicle Flexibility

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 02:55:26 +0000

Electrify America, Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnicaUnlocking the Value of Electric Mobility Technologies to Drive Efficiency and Reliability Across the Power System

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Tesla May Offer German Customers Energy Options As Well As Cars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 02:52:07 +0000

Tesla solar roofTesla is asking potential customers in Germany what energy services they would like to be offered, from rooftop solar to residential storage and expanded charging options.

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Nissan & E.ON Partner On Large UK Vehicle-To-Grid Project

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 00:28:47 +0000

Let’s dive into a new partnership between Nissan, E.ON, Newcastle University, Imperial College London, Northern Powergrid, UK Power Networks, and National Grid ESO — with Nissan and E.ON forming the core of the partnership. The consortium is named e4Future

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Siemens Seeks To Optimize Microgrid Solutions With New Building Management System Integration

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:46:00 +0000

Siemens is pushing into microgrid development with news of the launch of a new microgrid test bed at its New Jersey R&D facility. The Siemens Advanced Microgrid Research and Demonstration Lab will work to integrate more traditional power generation, storage, and management solutions with Siemen’s core solutions in the building automation and cloud platform space

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EVBox Pushes Into DC Fast Charging With An Eye On The Software-Powered Future Of EV Charging

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:50:48 +0000

EVBox started off as a developer of some of the most innovative electric vehicle chargers in Amsterdam and proceeded to push across the pond into the United States. CleanTechnica sat down with EVBox’s Director of Policy and Utility Programs for North America, Megha Lakhchaura for a socially distanced conversation about the company’s progress in EV charging deployments, the impact of COVID-19, and the path moving forward for EVBox

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HOMER Grid Software Now Models Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 20:17:51 +0000

Boulder, Colo – HOMER Energy by UL, global leader in the development of standard-setting energy modeling software, has announced that HOMER Grid, software for designing grid-tied distributed energy projects, can now model how hybrid systems power electric vehicle (EV) charging stations

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