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Enphase and SolarEdge participating in grid services pilot with APS

The DER program offers two options for homeowners in APS’s service territory with batteries from participating vendors to earn money through one-time, upfront incentives.

Emera Technologies microgrid in a box receives green light from UL

The fire safety certification is a significant milestone that means Emera can now sell the solution to other utilities.    

Illinois wind farm opens, selling renewable energy to Microsoft

Operations at the 185 MW Glacier Sands wind project are under way, Cordelio Power announced Tuesday. The wind farm, located in Mason County, Illinois, includes 43 Vestas V150-4.3 wind turbines. Microsoft Corporation will purchase 100%...
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EIA report: California hydroelectric facilities continue to respond to prices despite drought

Despite widespread, intense drought conditions, hydroelectric power plants in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), the grid operator for most of the state, provided a significant amount of generation from April 2021 to September...

Amid a flood of solar applications, Maine seeks a more targeted approach

Two years after opening the gates for small-scale renewable development in Maine, officials now have to figure out how to situate new projects in prime spots on the grid.

Dogger Bank C offshore wind farm reaches financial close

SSE Renewables and joint venture partner Equinor have reached financial close on Dogger Bank C, the third phase of the offshore wind farm based in the UK.
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Australia tests residential solar+storage as a virtual power plant

Project Symphony will investigate the use of distributed energy resources in Western Australia’s energy market.
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Benefits of mesoscale modeling for offshore wind projects

The lack of complex terrain in the offshore environment may intuitively steer project developers away from mesoscale modeling to assess the project wind energy resource. However, there are compelling technical reasons indicating that this is not the right course of action.

Financing renewable energy in developing economies

A certain type of investment is needed for energy infrastructure that is not always accessible for developing economies.

Electric school bus charging hub could provide ‘blueprint’ for grid support

By connecting the batteries of parked electric school buses to the grid, a first-of-its-kind electric school bus charging hub aims to provide enough backup power to support up to 10,000 homes.