Mayor Pete’s Climate Plan Has Good Coverage & A Carbon Price, But Too Little Funding

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 19:35:51 +0000

Pete Buttigieg’s climate action plan is not nearly as strong as Warren’s, and the lack of funding puts it close to the level of Biden’s at the bottom of the heap. The major saving grace is the price on carbon

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SolarEdge Has Built The First Framework For The End-To-End Smart Home

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 22:52:42 +0000

SolarEdge was one of the early leaders in the solar inverter space and is now leveraging its mastery of the inverter to build out a comprehensive new plan for the smart home of the future

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Utility Adds 2.5 MW Of Demand Response Capabilities With Very Unusual “Batteries”

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 11:00:52 +0000

Hawaiian Electric (HECO) recently added 2.5MW of grid services to its grid, allowing it to store energy during peak solar and wind production periods, and did so without any traditional batteries, flywheels, or pumped hydro. Even better, the hardware required is very minimal, and in fact, most of it already exists in every residential grid in the world

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Top 5 Energy Storage Trends of the Year

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 02:38:56 +0000

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Energy storage has been the hot topic in solar and e-mobility over the last couple years, and it’s only getting hotter. Last year, energy storage installations in the U.S. totaled 311 MW and 777 MWh, up from next to nothing six years prior, and this is just the beginning. Wood Mackenzie and Energy Storage Association […]

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EV-Based Virtual Power Plants Shift Peak Load and Save Money

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 15:45:10 +0000

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A recent study found that electric vehicle (EV) batteries used as a utility virtual power plant (VPP) could shift the entire residential peak load to nighttime hours with only 10% EV market saturation. The research was conducted by Jackson Associates, an Orlando, Florida-based firm that does energy forecasting, data development, and energy-related analysis. The study […]

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Solar, Storage, & EV Charging: The Holy Trinity Of Home Energy Management At #SPI2019

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:26:18 +0000

Solar Power International landed in Salt Lake City, Utah this year and CleanTechnica was on the ground meeting with the change makers, the disruptors, the doers, the movers, and the shakers. We’ve been diving into some of the companies we talked with, but having covered SPI for several years now, we wanted to highlight one of the newer arrivals at the show: electric vehicles

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Generac Dives Into Residential Energy Storage With Seamless Solar Integration #SPI2019

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 19:30:52 +0000

CleanTechnica met up with Generac’s Chief Marketing Officer and president of its new clean energy business, Russ Minick at SPI 2019, to talk about the company’s big pivot into energy storage products to learn more about where that strategy came from

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Miami-Dade Locks In Order For 33 Electric Buses From Proterra

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 17:30:57 +0000

Miami-Dade is taking a big first step into the electrified future with the purchase of 33 fully electric buses from Proterra. The agreement represents the largest purchase of electric buses to date on the east coast of the United States

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Generac Pivots From Generators Into Residential Energy Storage & Solar At #SPI2019

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 15:21:17 +0000

We connected with Generac’s Chief Marketing Officer and president of its new clean energy business, Russ Minick, at SPI 2019, to talk about its big pivot into energy storage products to learn more about where that strategy came from. Right off the bat, Russ said that Generac had been eyeing the residential energy storage market for quite some time, but until recently, felt that, “it wasn’t worth the diversion of focus.”

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Empowering Data to Efficiently Build the Connected Grid of the Future

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000

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The power industry is witnessing rapid changes thanks to technology. Networks are evolving, and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has taken root, with autonomous systems contributing to the rise of

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