Kauai Pilots DIY Home Efficiency Program To Provide Financial Assistance To Residents

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 18:05:13 +0000

A DIY home efficiency program, where residents can use a guided home efficiency self-audit tool, and receive a box in the mail full of efficiency products specifically tailored for their home, is being piloted in Kauai

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E.ON Debuts ‘Resilience-as-a-Service’ for Remote Markets

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 20:49:16 +0000

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German energy supplier E.ON is collaborating with UK energy firms Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) and Costain Group to roll out an innovative business model that monetizes resilience and grid stability services to remote areas.  E.ON Innovation, one of Europe’s largest distribution system operators (DSOs) and the transmission and distribution arms at SSEN and […]

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The POWER Interview: Microgrids Open New Business Models

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:06:26 +0000

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Microgrids offer an “all of the above” approach to distributed generation, incorporating a variety of technologies into their design. As microgrids continue to evolve, incorporating renewable power resources, fuel cells, battery energy storage, diesel and gas generator sets, microturbines, and other technologies, they also provide the opportunity to expand the business models for power producers. […]

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NY-Funded Solar One Program Empowers Vulnerable Communities With Solar + Storage, Emergency Resilience

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 21:35:56 +0000

Images provided by Solar OneSolar One is an organization that I’ve experienced first hand. An active force in clean urban transition, in particular aiding low-income households, it deserves support. Both organizations I met with in NYC — Solar One and WE ACT — had individuals reflecting the relaxed as well as energetic personalities necessary to make something work, really work

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How the DOE Plans to Modernize the Grid in the Near Term

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:33:41 +0000

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Twenty-three projects chosen by the Department of Energy (DOE) in response to its 2019 Grid Modernization Lab Call provide a broad look at the critical issues that are roiling the nation’s power sector, as well as the tools and technologies that it has determined will best bolster the grid of the future in the near […]

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PJM: Fuel Supply Resilience Is Sound—For Now

Fuel delivery systems in PJM Interconnection’s vast footprint can generally withstand an extended period of stress and remain reliable, though extreme scenarios could impact the grid, the nation’s largest system operator concluded in a high-profile study.  PJM, whose system covers 13 states and 65 million people, launched the study this May as the federal government, […]

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A Satellite View of Hurricane Michael’s Power Outages

After Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as a category 4 storm on October 10, it moved across Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and southeastern Virginia on October 11, and finally out into the Atlantic on October 12. According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration office, the storm […]

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Official: FERC, Other Agencies Identifying ‘Critical’ Coal, Nuclear Plants

An official with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) told a nuclear industry group this week that the agency and Trump administration officials are trying to identify power plants they consider critical to the nation’s grid. The move is seen as part of the White House effort to prop up the struggling U.S. coal and […]

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