U.S. climate goals require a ‘grid of the future’ now

The U.S. needs a grid of the future, now, to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and continue the rapid deployment of renewable energy assets, according to developers and industry experts.
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What’s next for ‘NEM 3.0’ net metering solar policy in California

Analysis by Sage Energy Consulting estimates the value of California solar could drop 40-80% under the proposed policy change.

MISO leads in renewable energy interconnection

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator is making it easier to connect renewable energy resources to the grid.

A solar settlement for the good of the grid

Getting electricity customer-generators the compensation they deserve has been a battle in many states. Could a settlement between the utility and solar advocates squash net metering conflict for good?

Correcting residential power factor could unlock more distributed renewables, study finds

New analysis from Pecan Street has found that it is possible to free 12-16% of the distribution system's current capacity without upgrades to existing utility infrastructure.

Navigating network demands in the net-zero world

Grid connections and system security issues pose a great challenge to the ongoing roll-out of renewable energy projects and, ultimately, the achievement of worldwide net-zero goals. But it’s a challenge that can be met.

An idea to clear out the SPP interconnection queue backlog to reduce renewable PPA...

Clearing the current queue backlog is the focus of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) generator interconnection staff. However, they are missing a key long-term...

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