The fire destroyed more than 1,600 structures, injured three firefighters and killed three people in November 2018 as it burned near Malibu.
The company has a pipeline of 3.2 GW of late-stage solar and storage projects that will enter service by 2023. Its 425 MW Juno solar project is set to come online this fall.
The report confirms CAISO’s initial findings that a trio of factors were responsible for the blackouts: extreme weather conditions, resource adequacy and planning processes, and market practices. It also outlines steps that already have been taken to better ensure supply adequacy and reliability.
The arrays will generate most of the brewery’s energy, which is used to brew and bottle 6 million cases of beer annually.
The researchers said this is one of the first studies to show that water sector adaptation can have as large an impact on the electricity sector as the direct effect of climate change itself.
Using the California Energy Commission grant, Indian Energy will develop, integrate, and commission innovative Hybrid Modular Storage Systems as a long-duration energy storage technology demonstration project.
The owner-operator applauded project partners for completing the solar farm “in a year with countless headwinds.”
Also in the brief: Battery material breakthrough of the day, Kern County coping with climate change, Longroad Energy plans $128 million solar farm north of Houston
CAISO’s new CEO says that rolling blackouts last August were a pivotal moment for the state. For 2021, he is focused on ensuring the grid has ample resources — including DERs — and well-functioning markets.
The new report is in-line with models developed by state regulators, however helping the state to achieve such rapid and exponential deployment goals will require significant regulatory and procurement overhaul.
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