Entergy Makes $11 Billion A Year But Failed To Protect Louisiana’s Power Grid During Ida — And Why

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 00:35:51 +0000

Entergy failed to protect Louisiana’s power grid from Hurricane Ida and many residents suffered from it. The same company is also against microgrids, which would make our grid resilient and help us weather through disasters easier and with less suffering. And now, 4WWL reports that Entergy Corporation and two of its subsidiaries, Entergy Louisiana and […]

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Footprint Project & Rent.Solar Brought Portable Solar Charging Stations To Help Ida Hurricane Victims

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 00:04:17 +0000

Footprint Project, a nonprofit organization based in Minneapolis whose mission is to provide cleaner energy for communities in crisis, recently joined Rent.Solar on a trip to Louisiana to help those hit hardest by Hurricane Ida. The two brought 4 solar trailers and 60 portable charging stations. The mobile solar unit is paired with battery storage […]

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Scaling Up Microgrids With Efficient, User-Friendly Software

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 20:37:19 +0000

Microgrids are all the rage, and they have been for a few years. Who doesn’t like the idea of a little self-sustainable, independent grid that ropes in solar power, wind power, battery energy storage, EV charging stations and perhaps a tad of some other less common electricity solutions? It sounds simple: tie them all together […]

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Tesla Is Building An Energy Trading Team

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 17:41:38 +0000

Tesla is looking for a person to run its energy trading desk, powered by Autobidder.

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Ida Is Proof That Louisiana Needs To Embrace Building Microgrids

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 03:50:43 +0000

Last week, Hurricane Ida knocked out all 8 transmission lines into New Orleans. In Baton Rouge, it took out our communications along with our electricity — with the exception of those who had Verizon. Although most of Baton Rouge is getting back online, New Orleans as well as smaller towns and cities still don’t have […]

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Hybrid Power Plants & Flexibility — The Future Of The Grid

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2021 03:36:59 +0000

Imagine an electric grid powered by clean, renewable energy. Now imagine that this grid provides all the comfort and convenience consumers have come to expect as well as grid reliability and resiliency services that are similar to—or better than—conventional plants. That is the promise of the FlexPower project. With support from the U.S. Department of Energy […]

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Linux Foundation Energy’s Executive Director, Dr. Shuli Goodman, On Decarbonization At The Electron Level

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2021 01:42:46 +0000

I recetly had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Shuli Goodman, the executive director of Linux Foundation Energy (LF Energy). The conversation was educational for me and it’s exciting to see how The Linux Foundation is doing its part in helping to decarbonize our world. Shuli’s background is in innovation theory and in the adoption […]

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Communities Benefit from Microgrid Milestones

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 04:11:00 +0000

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A remote area in Australia recently recorded an important power generation achievement, as the region received all its electricity from solar power and battery energy storage. The town of Onslow, located in

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