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.
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Electrification ‘not enough’ to meet Paris climate goals, consultant says

The new report called the coronavirus pandemic a "lost opportunity" to speed up the pace of the energy transition.
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These 3 energy storage technologies can help solve the challenge of moving to 100%...

In a recent report, researchers at NREL estimated that the potential exists to increase U.S. renewable energy storage capacity by as much as 3,000% percent by 2050.
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GM’s EV company will purchase renewable energy credits from solar farms

The 'Farm to Fleet' initiative allows Cruise to directly purchase credits to power its fleet in San Francisco. In 2019, the company pledged to power its fleet with 100% renewable energy.

Kokam to supply Tahiti utility with 15MW battery system to replace reserve diesel generators

South Korean lithium-ion battery system manufacturer Kokam has entered into a contract to supply a Tahiti utility with a 15 MW/10.4 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS).

Why renewable energy developers must pay attention to RTO stakeholder committees

Net metered solar eligibility to participate in wholesale markets, distribution utility override leading to non-performance penalties, and multiple entity interconnection processes are the main issues at this stage of RTO proposed compliance frameworks.
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Canadian utility creates marketplace for DER households using blockchain technology

Alectra has launched a transactive software platform, GridExchange, to enable customers with solar panels, battery storage, and electric vehicles to participate in a marketplace.

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