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Microgrids missing from Biden’s solar plan

Instead of undertaking fundamental industry structure analysis, with examination of strategic, technical, and economic evaluation of options in the electricity industry, what we have is obvious, anticlimactic: “deploy solar.”

FERC’s data request to NYISO on Order 2222 offers clues for MISO’s compliance filing

These FERC letters offer clues for FERC's attention and focus on the aggregation of distributed energy resources and their role in the energy market construct.

Solar’s ITC needs an update

The opportunity to encourage clean energy adoption via roof replacements is enormous, and the potential positive impact on the climate crisis is significant.

Microgrid delivers energy security to children’s home in Puerto Rico

A collaborative project to provide energy resiliency has been completed at a Puerto Rican home for neglected children. The three-year effort includes work and equipment from ASCO Power Technologies, Affiliated Engineers, Engineers without Borders, and...

Biden admin targets 700% community solar growth by 2025

The Biden administration believes reaching its community solar target could create $1 billion in energy savings.
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Top 10 lessons learned from microgrid builders, owners, and operators

This was the week for Microgrid California, a one-day conference produced by Microgrid Knowledge that was jam-packed with educational sessions designed for microgrid owners, developers and technology/equipment suppliers. Speakers offered lessons learned building microgrids. As...

FPL, Florida International partner on solar+storage microgrid

The microgrid will be powered by the existing 1.4 MW solar array which doubles as a parking canopy and incorporates a 3 MW battery system.

Puerto Rico microgrid at manufacturing plant to deliver renewables and resilience

Enel X to deploy a solar + storage-based microgrid at Eaton manufacturing facility to reduce environmental impact and support energy resilience for one of Puerto Rico’s largest employers.
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EIA: Global renewable energy consumption nearly reaches that of liquid fuels by 2050

Barring significant changes in policies or trends, U.S. Energy Information Administration modeling forecasts increasing global energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions through 2050. The EIA released the International Energy Outlook 2021 on Wednesday, which makes...

German government investing $115M in renewable energy in Africa

The capital will be invested through the African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa.