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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The United States Consumed Record Amount Of Renewable Energy In 2019

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 02:20:47 +0000

In 2019, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for the fourth year in a row, reaching a record 11.5 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), or 11% of total U.S. energy consumption

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[VIDEO] POWER Insights: Finding the Best Solar Power System

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 16:02:36 +0000

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Direct Solar America is a solar energy brokerage. The company helps customers find and install the best available solar energy system, working with both residential and commercial and industrial clients. It’s a question often posed to POWER: What is the best solar energy system for my home or business? In this edition of POWER’s Insights […]

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EIA Notes Power Demand Destruction From Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 17:08:49 +0000

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The coronavirus pandemic is altering the power landscape, with utilities and other power generators forced to adjust for load disruptions. Power consumption is changing as commercial and industrial electricity users close their businesses, and load is shifting to the residential sector with workers now settled in home offices, and students practicing remote and distance learning. […]

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How Residential Energy Storage Could Help Support the Power Grid

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 04:00:01 +0000

Household batteries could contribute to making the grid more cost effective, reliable, resilient, and safe—if retail battery providers, utilities, and regulators can resolve delicate commercial, operational, and policy issues. The growth of battery storage in the power sector has attracted a great deal of attention in the industry and media. Much of that attention focuses […]

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