Make It Modular: Why Wind & Solar Are So Resilient

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 03:35:18 +0000

By Nathanael Greene  Even as the tragic blackouts in Texas were unfolding, defenders of dirty fossil fuels were desperately pointing their fingers at wind power, the Green New Deal, and anyone or anything else they could come up with to deflect blame. In truth, wind and solar power were not the primary cause of the […]

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A Clean Energy Transition Can Improve Grid Reliability & Resilience In Texas

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 20:02:33 +0000

Courtesy of RMI. By Mark Dyson & Becky Xilu Li  With extreme cold stretching across half the United States, the past week has seen unprecedented power outages in the central part of the country, and particularly in Texas. Millions of people remain without power as the state’s grid operator, ERCOT, struggles to meet historic demand for […]

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Your Home Battery Can Be Part Of A Virtual Power Plant In California

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 17:28:24 +0000

Sunrun pulls in customers with a catchy truth about the unpredictability of life, and electricity. To be sure that your house stays alive with power, even if the grid goes down, Sunrun’s rechargeable solar battery systems are one solution. They can make sure your home’s power stays stable and reliable, which we mostly take for granted but can become a problem if you’re struck by a hurricane in Florida or wildfire-related outages in California

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States to FERC: Promote Market Designs That Recognize State Priorities 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 15:57:18 +0000

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Attorneys general from 11 states ramped up pressure on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to recognize state policy goals as it makes decisions related to market design, siting of new gas pipelines and storage facilities, and grid reliability.  The measure is the latest in a string of recent pushes by states to ensure federally […]

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