Accelerated and unprecedented additions of renewable generation and energy storage will be needed, but the cost of making the shift is far lower than the status quo, a report argues.
Solar is growing at an unrivaled rate, and wind is now the nation’s largest single renewable energy source.
The $2.5 billion SOO Green project would connect the MISO and PJM regional energy markets, enabling the delivery of 2,100 MW of renewable energy.
The hybrid facility will test solar and wind energy working in tandem, as well as various energy storage and control technologies.
A Department of Energy (DOE) $25 million investment has formed a consortium, led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that will streamline research of grid-forming inverters.
As fossil generators are phased out, grid-forming inverters will need to be phased in so that the grid can be restarted after any blackout.
The program aims to address equity and accessibility for EV charging, which can be a challenge for apartment-dwellers.
The U.S. could save $18 billion in power costs by 2030 by integrating grid-interactive efficient buildings, also known as GEBs.
Mechatron Solar has received a U.S. patent for its dual-axis tracker that utilizes a gearless structure for reliability in varied climates.
Boston startup Form Energy has secured $200 million Series D funding for the development of what is being called a breakthrough in energy storage.