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...
Energy Efficiency

Yesterday, Spring Labs, which is developing a network that it says will transform how information and data are shared globally, announced that four Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing providers have selected Spring Labs to develop a national property lien registry for PACE financing. Ygrene Energy Fund California, LLC, Renovate America, Inc., Energy Efficient Equity,...
Rooftop

A few years ago the UK’s electricity came almost entirely from a few dozen power stations. Today, solar electricity comes from nearly a million homes, schools, hospitals, supermarkets, factories and fields. How do you track a million invisible energy creators? It’s difficult to walk into National Grid’s Electricity System Operator (ESO) Control Room without an...
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...
Utility Scale

Just as Solar Power International kicks off in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Utah Municipal Power Agency (UMPA) announced that it has entered into an agreement with sPower, a Salt Lake City-based renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP), to purchase the output of an 80-MWac solar farm to be built on approximately 560 acres on...
Solar

One of the first large-scale systems of combined solar arrays and on-site battery storage in the mid-South, a joint project between the City of Fayetteville, Ozarks Electric Cooperative, and Today’s Power, Inc., was officially linked to the nation’s power grid this week. The project is made up of five systems, three solar farms and two battery storage...