Post Tagged with: "utility"

SEPA poll: Nearly 75 percent of battery providers report regulatory barriers to market

SEPA poll: Nearly 75 percent of battery providers report regulatory barriers to market

April 1, 2019 at 1:46 pm 0 comments

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) recently surveyed more than 1,500 industry professionals to publish the first power technology market gap analysis, 2019 Grid Integration Insights. The analysis covers solar, EV infrastructure, microgrids, DERMS, advanced inverters and battery storage technologies, and identifies the largest pain points with grid integration processesRead More

New Duke Energy logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Duke Energy)

Duke Energy proposes electric vehicle infrastructure investments in North Carolina

April 1, 2019 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

Duke Energy is proposing the largest investment in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure ever in the Southeast – a $76 million initiative to spur EV adoption across the state. Duke Energy outlined its program in a filing with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC), which needs to approve the three-year program.Read More

DTE Energy speeds carbon reduction goals by a full decade

DTE Energy speeds carbon reduction goals by a full decade

April 1, 2019 at 10:54 am 0 comments

  DTE Energy is ramping up its carbon reduction goals in Michigan by a full decade now, with plans to hit an 80 percent reduction by 2040. DTE also announced it will reduce carbon emissions at least 50 percent by 2030, surpassing its previous carbon reduction commitment of 45 percentRead More

CalCom Energy designed and constructed a 693-kilowatt solar project for Bella Vista Water District in Redding, CA. The solar array reduces electricity costs and carbon emissions by using clean energy to pump water throughout the district. (PRNewsfoto/CalCom Energy)

Calcom Energy, Bella Vista Water District team up to reduce the district’s electricity use by 75 percent

March 20, 2019 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

CalCom Energy and Bella Vista Water District announce the completion of a 693-kilowatt solar project to provide clean energy for the utility’s use in Redding, Calif. The system will advance the district’s sustainability efforts, improve resiliency and reduce costs by offsetting electricity used to pump water throughout the district. CalComRead More

Michigan’s first commercial-scale solar + storage system up and running via Consumers Energy

Michigan’s first commercial-scale solar + storage system up and running via Consumers Energy

January 28, 2019 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

Michigan’s first ever rooftop solar array and battery storage system debuted last week in the growing area of Grand Rapids. Nearly 1,800 solar panels atop the Bridge Street Market and adjoining buildings between Bridge and First Streets within the Circuit West district are accompanied nearby by a 500-kilowatt battery. “Today, thereRead More

After some drama, California’s major utilities have published updated Interconnection Capacity Analysis maps

After some drama, California’s major utilities have published updated Interconnection Capacity Analysis maps

January 14, 2019 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

California has just taken a major step forward in bringing clean local energy online. The Clean Coalition played a major role in this progress as a leading advocate for streamlining the interconnection of distributed energy resources (DER) to the electric grid. On Dec. 28, 2018, California’s major utilities, Pacific GasRead More

Duke Energy Florida brings massive Hamilton Solar Power Plant online

Duke Energy Florida brings massive Hamilton Solar Power Plant online

January 8, 2019 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

The new 74.9-megawatt (MW) Hamilton Solar Power Plant in Jasper, Fla., is now operation, according to Duke Energy. The plant’s carbon-free power is enough to energize more than 20,000 homes at peak production. The Hamilton plant is part of the company’s strategic commitment to install or acquire 700 MW ofRead More

Harvest Energy Solutions solar system installed at Harvest Energy Lenawee in Lenawee County, MI.

Harvest Energy Solutions installs first utility solar project in Michigan’s Lenawee County

January 2, 2019 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Jackson, Mich.-based solar energy provider, Harvest Energy Solutions is the first provider of solar energy to a utility in Lenawee County, Mich., via three large scale solar array projects in the region. The installations are owned by Stateline Farms, Gerken Paving, and Harvest Solar Lenawee. Each of these systems isRead More

Xcel Energy shows its path to 100 percent renewable generation by 2050

Xcel Energy shows its path to 100 percent renewable generation by 2050

December 7, 2018 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

Xcel Energy is officially all-in on renewable generation, laying out a plan to deliver 100 percent carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. OK, so that’s fairly distant, but they plan to reduce carbon emissions 80 percent from 2005 levels in the eight states it serves by 2030. “This is anRead More

PNM New Mexico issues RFP for 50 MW solar facility

PNM New Mexico issues RFP for 50 MW solar facility

November 27, 2018 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

PNM Resources’ New Mexico utility announced a new program designed to support governmental, tribal and large customers in meeting their sustainable energy goals. The program, PNM Solar Direct, is an option for local governments, tribes and large electric customers in New Mexico to subscribe to energy produced by a large-scale solarRead More