Post Tagged with: "resiliency"

Solar with Justice report shows the solar policies, projects that most benefit under-served communities

Solar with Justice report shows the solar policies, projects that most benefit under-served communities

December 16, 2019 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

Solar energy can reduce electricity costs and attract further investments, yet disadvantaged communities chronically lack access to the booming solar economy. Financing challenges, limited policy vehicles to support project development, and other obstacles put it out of reach of many working families. A new report takes an evaluative look at policiesRead More

SolarOne details new resiliency-focused New York solar projects

SolarOne details new resiliency-focused New York solar projects

November 18, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

Whether triggered by unprecedented storms, heatwaves or wildfires, blackouts are becoming increasingly common and hazardous. New Yorkers who weathered Superstorm Sandy understand better than most how challenging disaster recovery can be when the grid fails. But thanks to a new approach to disaster recovery, a few NYC community centers areRead More

Duke Energy Carolinas working on a major battery storage project in Anderson County

Duke Energy Carolinas working on a major battery storage project in Anderson County

October 14, 2019 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy Carolinas is partnering with Anderson County, S.C., to build an energy storage project at the Anderson Civic Center that will be part of the company’s long-term strategy to integrate battery technology into the smart-thinking grid it is building in the Carolinas. The battery project will also provide powerRead More

Ameresco constructs full energy resiliency and infrastructure project at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Ameresco constructs full energy resiliency and infrastructure project at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot

June 20, 2019 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Ameresco keeps making headlines lately, this time completing construction of a comprehensive energy resiliency and energy infrastructure project at the United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island, South Carolina. The $91 million project, which required no upfront capital from MCRD PI, features resilient distributed energy systems designed to withstand potentialRead More

At a solar project ribbon cutting ceremony, WGL Energy joined DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and project partners to commemorate the completion of a 11.8 megawatt solar system project with the DC Department of General Services (DC DGS). The DC DGS solar project is among the largest municipal onsite solar energy projects in the country. WGL Energy president Sanjiv Mahan pictured to the left of Mayor Bowser. (Photo: Business Wire)

Four ways local solar projects can benefit cities

April 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

The article originally appeared on WRI’s Insights blog.  When a city decides to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy, headlines follow. But the work has only just begun. Cities have many options for generating and purchasing renewable electricity, each of which comes with distinct benefits and challenges. Large, off-site projectsRead More