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PG&E’s Latest Energy Storage Procurement Includes Fleet of Behind-the-Meter Batteries

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Pacific Gas & Electric is asking state regulators to approve another massive round of energy storage procurements, including its first large-scale contract for behind-the-meter batteries to serve grid needs. gigawatt-hours, of energy storage projects. The 15-year agreement calls for Nexus Renewables U.S.,

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Duke Energy’s SC Net-Metering Replacement Won a Crucial Ally: Rooftop Solar Companies

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Few grid policy battles have been fought as bitterly as those surrounding replacements for net-metering, which determines how much rooftop solar customers get paid for power they export to the grid. Utility Duke Energy tossed out the conventional playbook when proposing a net-metering successor for its South Carolina territory.

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World’s Largest Customer-Sited Solar-Storage Plant Planned for Nevada Desert

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A colossal Nevada data center will host the largest customer-sited solar-storage project in the world. Data center operator Switch plans to buy power for its record-breaking Citadel facility from an adjacent project developed and owned by Capital Dynamics. ” Distributed energy like never before.

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‘Data Hive’ Opens for Solar, Battery Vendors in Silicon Valley

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Last year, we covered a pilot project from California community energy provider Silicon Valley Clean Energy and startup UtilityAPI, meant to make sharing smart meter data between customers and approved third-party companies as easy as a few clicks of a mouse, instead of the utility paperwork and waiting time-heavy ordeal it is today.

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California’s Interconnection Rules Open Doors to Flexible Solar-Storage, Vehicle-to-Grid Charging

GreenTechMedia

California has more distributed energy resources than any other state, pressuring it to find ways to integrate them into the grid. That’s the big change enabled by a Rule 21 revision entitled “conditions that allow distributed energy resources to perform while avoiding upgrades.”

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Funding the Next Generation of Efficient, Electric, Grid-Interactive Communities

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homes and commercial buildings consume roughly two-fifths of the country’s overall energy, three-fourths of all electricity, and account for most of the peak electricity demand that drives generation and power grid infrastructure costs. Shifting heating from fossil fuels to electricity can cut direct emissions.

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Global Energy Trends From The 2023 Statistical Review Of World Energy

R-Squared Energy

As I indicated in the previous article , BP has turned over publication of the annual Statistical Review of World Energy to the Energy Institute (EI). Overview The newest Review shows the world remains heavily reliant on fossil fuels for energy needs, even as renewables like solar and wind continue rapid growth.