Grid hardening through DER could soon be a viable, profitable solution for utilities

California residents will be able to sign up to be notified when Flex Alerts take place and indicate if they plan to participate. Then, CalISO will be able to validate those responses by zip code, giving the grid operator better visibility into which areas of the grid might see some relief.

Demand for renewable energy, supply chain pressures send PPA prices higher

While wind and solar power purchase agreement prices are trending upward, LevelTen doesn't expect demand to soften.
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Massive infrastructure projects selected to deliver clean energy to New York City

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul kicked off Climate Week by announcing the selection of two massive transmission and renewable energy infrastructure projects that will deliver clean energy to New York City.
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Long waits to connect to Xcel’s grid are stalling Minnesota solar projects

Xcel told one customer they would need to wait 15 years to connect their solar system to its electric grid. The utility says it’s working to improve its process, but some in the industry say legislation or an investigation is needed to fix the problems.

227MW solar farm completed in Alabama to support Facebook data center

The utility-scale solar farm was developed through a partnership between Ørsted and TVA. The project will support Facebook's data center.
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Lightsource bp targets 25 GW solar developments by 2025

Lightsource bp, the largest solar developer in Europe, has secured $1.8 billion in financing and is targeting 25 gigawatts of solar by 2025, the company announced.
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Boise, Idaho to reach 100% clean electricity goal by 2023

Boise, Idaho will reach its goal of 100% clean electricity by 2033, years ahead of the target, according to Mayor Laren McLean. President Biden visited Boise this week to highlight the urgent need to address climate change.

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