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This topic covers energy storage related distributed energy resources.

Denver vehicle-to-building pilot yields net benefits

A collaboration between Fermata Energy, The Alliance Center, and Colorado CarShare has resulted in over $950 in savings on its electricity bills in just four months using one Fermata Energy 15-kW bidirectional charger and one Nissan LEAF.

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.
Flooded oil refinery in Southern Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. Photo Credit: US Coast Guard via Flickr 

Build Louisiana Back Resilient

Like Hurricane Katrina and numerous storms before it, Hurricane Ida demolished Louisiana’s outdated, fossil-fuel dependent energy system. It’s time for Louisiana leadership to prioritize resilient solutions over continued fossil-fuel investment.
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On batteries, minerals, the circular economy, and finite supply

As the fossil fuel industry rages against the dying of the gas light, they continue to work to plant doubt about an economy centered around solar and wind paired with battery storage.
Battery storage

The next frontier of electric power will maximize renewable energy and storage

The next frontier goes beyond the shift from fossil fuels to renewables and moves toward different power resources working together.
Battery storage

Distributed solar+storage should qualify for Minnesota utility energy efficiency programs

While retiring old units and replacing them with new and efficient units is rewarding both to the utility investors and the customers, it is coming at the expense of distributed solar.

Coast Guard announces first solar+storage microgrid project

The U.S. Coast Guard will build its first battery energy storage system with its also first-time microgrid at a training center in California.

Portland utility targets distributed energy, smart grid in net-zero plan

Portland General Electric has outlined a path to net-zero emissions that relies on rapidly adding renewable energy assets and utilizing customer-sited distributed energy resources for grid resiliency.

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.

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.