Microgrid

Barriers to non-utility ownership of DER stripped from California bill

SB 1088, which would have effectively barred customer or third-party owned solar or batteries from providing reliability services for the distribution system has been altered before leaving the Senate Appropriations Committee.

How solar emergency microgrids provide resilience to vulnerable communities

In this op-ed for pv magazine, Clean Coalition’s Frank Wasco explores how microgrid projects by Solar Saves Lives and other organizations show that communities can build back right and prepare for natural disasters.

Distributed energy, with fewer wires

A SEIA white paper describes the concept of non-wire solutions and how this innovation can boost solar PV and other distributed energy resources.

Commercial solar power strategically sited in San Diego

Clean Coalition, NREL and City of San Diego are working on solar siting and designing a feed-in-tariff program to drive grid resilience via distributed solar power.

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Getting solar power in Illinois beyond FEJA

Illinois’s solar market under the Future Energy Jobs Act is just getting started, but a business group is calling for the next governor and state legislature to provide less restriction and more action in community and distributed solar programs.

50 states of storage under Speakes-Backman’s thumb

Kelly Speakes-Backman, the CEO of the Energy Storage Association, spoke with pv magazine about storage and the challenges of state-level advocacy at ESA’s annual conference in Boston.

Dynapower signs master supply agreement with Viridity

Viridity Energy Solutions has signed Dynapower to be its master supplier of inverters and fully integrated energy storage systems. Viridity also chose Dynapower to manage two 20MW/20MWh systems.

Surviving and thriving in Puerto Rico with solar power and energy storage

In this interview Maximo Solar CEO Maximo Torres talks with pv magazine about the role that solar and energy storage are playing in the recover of Puerto Rico, and what he sees for the future of the island’s grid.

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Illinois smart inverter rebates to benefit solar deployment

The availability of smart inverter rebates for Illinois medium and large nonresidential PV systems in Illinois can go beyond being able to work better in a grid to impacting net metering, energy storage and other policy issues.

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Cypress Creek launches solar+storage in North Carolina

Cypress Creek Renewables will couple 12 solar projects with Lockheed GridStart lithium ion batteries, and LG Neon solar modules for a North Carolina electricity cooperative.

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