Storage

Consumers Energy’s residential battery storage pilot program is using the Sunverge real-time DER Control and Aggregation Platform to test and measure how aggregated battery storage can offer benefits to Michigan’s electric grid and utility customers. This week Michigan’s Consumers Energy and Sunverge announced their collaboration to leverage Sunverge’s real-time control, aggregation and orchestration platform and the...
Solar

An interview with Matt Langer, COO of Clean Power Alliance Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) started in Massachusetts over 20 years ago, giving a small number of coastal communities a measure of freedom to choose their power sources by pooling their electricity requirements. Today, CCAs serve millions of customers in seven states. CCA offerings largely reflect...
DER

Julia Hamm reflects on 20 years with SEPA and the ways in which the sector and organization have changed. When I started in 1999, SEPA wasn’t the Smart Electric Power Alliance: it was the Utility PhotoVoltaic Group (UPVG) before becoming the Solar Electric Power Association (version 1.0 of the SEPA acronym) in 2000. At the...
Wind Power

Decarbonizing the globe is an imperative to help planet Earth continue to thrive. The world has almost doubled its energy consumption since 1980 — much of that met by fossil fuel-based energy — putting interest in renewable energy sources at an all-time high today. Hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal, wave & tidal energy — these key...
DER

DISTRIBUTECH International, the event that showcases the future of energy delivery, is proud to announce three strategic partnerships with leading solar industry stakeholders. Each organization will enhance the event, which takes place January 27-30, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas, by bringing more solar content, exhibitors and networking to the show. Utilities flock to DISTRIBUTECH International...
Solar

Major solar projects and partnerships announced at SPI while climate week in New York prompted more clean energy and zero carbon emission commitments from major companies — not countries — everywhere. This week thousands of solar industry stakeholders are in Salt Lake City, Utah at Solar Power International and other renewable energy stakeholders are convening...
Grid Scale

Laura Millan Lombrana, Bloomberg Marco Krapels left Tesla Inc. and started a battery company in a place that’s a hemisphere away from California’s rarefied clean-energy scene: Brazil. Krapels, Tesla’s former vice president for international expansion of solar and storage, now runs Sao Paulo-based MicroPower-Comerc. The company, backed by Siemens AG, is pushing to use big...