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What are Two of the Scariest Words to Utilities in California?

How about “solar eclipse?” That’s how important solar generation has become in the state: Utilities and CAISO are preparing to handle fluctuations in generation and demand during a partial eclipse this summer. For 82 minutes on the morning of August 21, the moon will...

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30K Solar+Storage Homes. 680 Square Miles. Feasible?

27 percent of utilities are expecting to invest in behind the meter storage, according to the recently released Utility Dive “State of the Electric Utility” survey. 24 percent of utilities are already deploying behind the meter storage in pilot projects. 4 percent...

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Blackouts and Resilience in SF and NY

If we needed a wake-up call that we require a more reliable and resilient electric grid in the US, one that’s restructured around distributed generation and robust storage, we got it last Friday. In New York, the power failed at a single subway station in Manhattan at...

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Sunverge Stands for Safety

As residential energy storage systems using lithium-ion batteries have begun to proliferate, it’s natural that people would seek to better understand the safety features built into these systems.

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