Nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives Inland Empire received a $2.5 million state grant to fund the project.
The regulatory orders were the latest in a series since last November and came in response to a mid-August 2020 heat wave that forced the CAISO to impose rotating power outages across California.
PG&E will work with BMW to send signals to EV drivers encouraging them to charge at times that support the grid.
The project by Sierra Northern Railway will integrate hydrogen fuel cell, storage, battery, and systems control technologies.
The California Solar and Storage Association said it is urging regulators to prioritize consumer choice, energy reliability, and grid costs.
Solar advocates said the investor-owned utility proposal would hurt the state’s residential solar market and shift power from consumers to corporations.
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The resilience grant money from the federal disaster agency would help pay for solar-based microgrids at five city-owned locations.
The 3 MW project will power a vehicle assembly line and charge battery-electric transit buses.
The 4.8 MW floating PV installation in California dethrones the country’s previous largest, located in metro New York City.