The Importance of Virtual Power Plants to Support America’s Energy Resilience

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2023 14:03:17 +0000

Extreme weather events, cybersecurity threats and volatility in energy markets at all levels puts intense strain on America’s power grid. Virtual power plants (VPP) are an important tool to secure the resiliency of this critical system. What is a VPP, you ask? As RMI puts it, VPPs are comprised of hundreds or thousands of households […]

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Sunrun Installed Almost A Gigawatt of Solar in 2022!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2023 19:35:54 +0000

Sunrun, the leading provider of residential solar, storage and energy services in America, this week announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2022. In the fourth quarter of 2022, Sunrun says it added 37,359 customers, including 27,493 subscribers. Sunrun grew new installed solar energy capacity in 2022 by 25.2% […]

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PG&E Will Test Tesla & Sonnen Virtual Power Plant Technology

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2023 12:10:25 +0000

virtual power plantPG&E will test two types of virtual power plant technology this summer to determine which is best for supporting the utility grid.

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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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New Rules, Incentives Shaping Solar-Plus-Storage Market

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:21:00 +0000

An evolving regulatory environment, expanded tax credits, and moves for more reliability and resilience in the power space are impacting the growth of solar-plus-storage installations. Several state utility

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Sunrun Is Adding Ford F-150 Lightnings To Its Fleet

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 09:28:05 +0000

I used to work in the solar industry, so it’s something that is close to my heart. I got into the commercial and industrial solar industry (C&I) in 2015.  At that time, Zimbabwe was going through an extensive power rationing program as the utility was battling to meet demand. This was due to several reasons […]

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Puerto Rico’s Quest For Sustainability, Part 2

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 17:15:25 +0000

questSunrun has been selected by Puerto Rico’s electric utility provider to help rebuild and transform the island’s energy system. The company will develop a 17 megawatt virtual power plant, the first distributed large scale storage program on the island.

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East Bay Customers Support California’s Grid During Extreme Heat Wave Through Innovative Program

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 03:22:30 +0000

For the past two years, East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), one of the nation’s top clean energy providers, and Sunrun, the largest home solar and battery storage company in the USA, have been installing new solar + battery systems. So far, they have enrolled more than 1,000 single-family homes in Alameda County and Tracy into EBCE’s […]

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Sunrun & Tesla Solar Roofs & Batteries Saving The Day In California

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2022 19:54:18 +0000

The heatwave that’s been hitting California and other states in the West has been a beast of a problem. It’s crippling grids, which even has utilities and governments asking people to not charge their electric cars, turn down their AC, and wear dirty clothes rather than do the laundry*. What’s really needed, though, is more […]

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