Revenge Of The Virtual Power Plants, Part Infinity

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2023 16:46:12 +0000

virtual power plants sunrun lunar energy gridshareVirtual power plants were virtually unknown just a few years ago, and now the floodgates are open thanks in part to a Trump-era ruling.

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Bloom Energy Converts U.S. Fuel Cell Fleet to ‘Certified’ Low-Leak Natural Gas 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 13:02:05 +0000

Bloom Energy’s U.S. fuel cell installations deployed at 700 sites will over the next two years use certified, “responsibly sourced” natural gas from EQT Corp. The development marks a pioneering effort by a power generator to bolster its commercial and industrial customers’ environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts. Bloom Energy, whose primary business stems from […]

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Lawyers For Good Government Climate Change Program Provides Pro-Bono Legal Resources For Municipalities To Switch To 100% Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 01:40:12 +0000

Today, Lawyers for Good Government Foundation (L4GG), a non-profit network of more than 120,000 legal advocates with lawyers in all 50 states, unveiled its latest comprehensive state energy resource profiles — Ohio, Louisiana, and Oklahoma — as part of its pro-bono climate change program, which seeks to provide the legal resources desperately needed for municipalities to reach 100 percent renewable energy goals

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Yes, Electric Trucks Make Sense For Regional Haul

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 12:30:02 +0000

Since 2009, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) have been working with the trucking industry to increase confidence in energy-efficient technologies and practices, as well as guiding fleets as they adopt disruptive new technologies

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Solar Under Storm Part II: Designing Hurricane-Resilient PV Systems

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 04:42:43 +0000

The last three years have seen major hurricanes wreak havoc on island nations. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Dorian caused catastrophic damage to homes, infrastructure, and economies throughout the Caribbean basin. At the same time, the use of solar photovoltaic (PV) power is increasing on Caribbean islands—helping reduce costs and improve electric grids. And while some solar installations were destroyed by the hurricane force winds, many remained intact. In 2017, Rocky Mountain Institute sent expert structural engineering teams to the Caribbean region to investigate survivals and failures among ground-mounted PV systems

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Reducing EV Charging Infrastructure Costs

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:51:21 +0000

BMW i3 , Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnicaRecently, I wrote a post about Reno, Nevada, mostly capturing insights from The City podcasts that tell the tale of Reno long before and also after the Tesla Gigafactory came to town. Why and how did Reno win the Gigafactory

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10 Puerto Rican Schools Receive Resilient Microgrids

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 04:10:47 +0000

A year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico and left millions without power, schools have equipped themselves to withstand future weather events and grid outages to continue providing education to their students

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7 Challenges for Global Energy Transformation — Rocky Mountain Institute Report

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 01:02:30 +0000

Seven Challenges for Energy Transformation 2019 | By Rocky Mountain Institute“Seven Challenges for Energy Transformation 2019,” a report by Rocky Mountain Institute, was launched during three connected international events in Delhi, Beijing, and New York that convened the world’s leading energy stakeholders and catalysts to kickstart a global effort to accelerate the energy transition and mitigate the climate crisis

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