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Grids & Integration

Tesla, Green Mountain Power launch battery-aggregation program

The battery giant is partnering with one of New England’s most solar-friendly utilities to create an energy storage program that will provide a range of storage options for GMP customers.

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Study: Solar micro-grids can help military fight cyber, physical threats

A team from Michigan Technological University is assessing the technical and economic viability of military microgrids run on solar power.

Solar, wind begin to help meet summer peak in Texas

The latest reports by ERCOT estimates that the state will add nearly 900 MW of utility-scale solar this year, as renewables continue to replace older fossil fuel plants.

California grid operator gets ready for August eclipse (with graph)

With California getting a higher portion of its electricity from solar than any non-island nation, the stakes are high with this summer’s eclipse. Fortunately, Europe has already been down this road.

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Report: Near-total renewable energy systems cheaper than gas in 2030 (w/ chart)

A report released last week by Climate Policy Initiative stresses flexibility and shows how energy storage and limited gas generation can support a power system dominated by renewables at a lower cost than conventional generation.

Batteries, solar and the grid: An interview with Jenny Chase of BNEF

In this interview from the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Future of Energy Summit in New York City, pv magazine talked with BNEF’s Head of Solar Analysis Jenny Chase about the issues that she sees on the horizon for solar, including the integration of increasingly high levels of renewable energy on the grid.

California energy-storage bill passes committee

Senate Bill 700, if passed, would require the state’s utilities to create rebate programs for customers that install energy-storage systems to accelerate their proliferation.

The age of plenty on steroids (direct from New York)

Despite the climate-denying Trump Administration, Michael Liebreich gave plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future in his address to the BNEF Future of Energy Summit.

IEA: Global installed PV capacity exceeds 300 GW

The world’s cumulative PV capacity had surpassed 303 GW at the of 2016, according to a report from IEA PVPS. Globally, solar power is now able to cover approximately 1.8% of power demand.

Some resources on grid integration of renewables for Rick Perry

The new U.S. secretary of energy wants to know if wind and solar are undermining stability of the U.S. grid, and conflates baseload power with reliability. We’d like to help him with his homework.

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