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In this Disadvantaged Community, a Proposed Bidirectional School Bus, Microgrid and Resilience Center – and Many Challenges

April 15, 2024
Bidirectional school buses are new to schools. That’s creating many learning opportunities for the partners proposing the Wy’East Community Resilience Project, which aims to use...

Exploring the Potential of Community Microgrids Through Three Innovative Case Studies

April 8, 2024
Community microgrids represent a burgeoning solution to meet the energy needs of localized areas and regions. These microgrids are clusters of interconnected energy resources,...
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Virtual Power Plants Could Save Californians $550M per Year by 2035: Brattle Group Report

April 11, 2024
VPPs also have the potential to significantly ease current energy challenges, improve grid reliability and advance the state’s efforts to create a sustainable and reliable energy...
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Puerto Rico Can Achieve a 100% Renewable Energy Future and Microgrids Have a Role to Play

April 5, 2024
With microgrids, virtual power plants and a rapidly growing array of distributed energy resources, Puerto Rico can reach its goal of 100% renewable energy by 2050, according to...
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The Experts Agree: Microgrids Are Gaining Momentum, but Customers still Face Challenges

April 3, 2024
From understanding the benefits of microgrids to optimizing and coordinating the use of renewable energy resources, industry experts agree that microgrid customers will continue...
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Energy Pragmatism and Ways Forward: Private Equity Giants All-In on Multiple Paths to Net Zero

March 27, 2024
There’s been a lot of talk about losing the way on the road to net zero. At the same time, big money is still squarely aimed at carbon-free energy projects worldwide.

California Energy Commission Awards $3M Grant to Fund Vehicle-to-Grid Project

March 22, 2024
The grant will fund an innovative V2G program that will connect a fleet of electric school buses to the grid.
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Data Center Solar Startup Gains $14.5M Funding for Illinois Projects

March 4, 2024
The financing with SkyRocket Capital eventually extends to Donato Solar’s planned pipeline of 100 MW in projects, totaling close to $100 million in financing. Anthony Donato is...
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California Dream Comes True: New Microgrid Community Attracts DOE Secretary Visit

Feb. 28, 2024
Those partnering with KB Home in the “Connected Communities” project include Schneider Electric, project lead SunPower, electric utility Southern California Edison (SCE) and the...