The Bittersweet Power of Hybrids

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:15:00 +0000

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A quest for reliability and flexibility is driving significant interest in hybrid and co-located resources, but their widespread integration could hinge on how they are defined and valued in wholesale

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President-Elect Joe Biden’s First 100 Days Of Renewable Energy: Sunshine & Butterflies All Around

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 19:35:02 +0000

President-Elect Joe Biden has a head start on the renewable energy race, thanks in part to ongoing work by the US Department of Energy

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US Chairs New Global Energy Storage Cabal, Clean Power Gets Last Laugh

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 19:14:07 +0000

Wait, why is the US chairing a new global energy storage consortium that will kill off coal, oil, and gas jobs all over the world

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How Texas Can Lead The Global Electric Vehicle Transformation — Yes, Global

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 19:15:06 +0000

Texas-based ERCOT joins Colorado-based NREL in a global consortium that will lift the electric vehicle sector on a tide of renewable energy

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It’s Time For Transparency In The Electric Grid

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 18:04:52 +0000

Replacing the fossil-fueled energy supply with renewable energy requires unusual focus and substantial investment in the electricity sector

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Rocky Mountain Institute Study Shows Renewables Are Kicking Natural Gas To The Curb

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 03 Oct 2020 16:11:42 +0000

The latest analysis by the Rocky Mountain Institute shows the declining costs of renewables is putting pressure on plans to build more natural gas fired thermal generating facilities.

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Hours Before Presidential Debate, Coal Sinks & Floating Solar Panels Soar

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 14:33:12 +0000

solar panels coal jobsThe killer combo of floating solar panels and seven more coal power plant retirements seems to have messed with the President’s mind

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Summer 2020 Brought ERCOT Market Challenges, But Nothing Like 2019

Credit to Author: Lee Taylor| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:29:52 +0000

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The Texas power market made headlines in August 2019 when wholesale prices for electricity repeatedly spiked close to and even hit the $9,000-per-megawatt-hour (MWh) cap. This August, average hourly prices peaked at “just” $1,700 per MWh, the afternoon of Aug. 15. There were many reasons for the reduced price volatility in Texas this year. First, […]

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Analysis Supports Competitive Southeast Power Market

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 20:19:16 +0000

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A new report from two groups that study energy policy supports the establishment of a fully competitive regional electricity market in the U.S. Southeast, something already being discussed by at least two of the region’s largest utilities. The analysis published August 25 from San Francisco, California-based Energy Innovation, and Boulder, Colorado-based Vibrant Clean Energy (VCE), […]

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Solar Will Kick Most Of Texas’s Remaining Coal Fleet Offline

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2020 03:30:21 +0000

In Texas, solar will soon push most of the remaining coal fleet offline, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

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