With distributed resources flourishing, “there’s a huge risk that we’re leaving a lot of value on the table” by failing to coordinate them with microgrids, said Cameron Brooks, Think Microgrid executive director.
4.1 GW of utility-scale solar connected to the grid in the third quarter of 2023, compared with 1.9 GW connected in the same quarter last year.
The study by Highview Power and Ørsted found the technology could help reduce the curtailment of wind.
An Iowa district court on Monday agreed with LS Power that the state’s transmission right-of-first-refusal law is unconstitutional.
Conversations within the national security community conclude the U.S. power grid is not reliable, said Jonathon Monken, a principal at Converge Strategies.
The letter, signed by 34 Democrats, said the U.S. has failed to adhere to its climate action commitments and must halt all public financing of international fossil fuel projects.
The partnership will begin by connecting Ford Pro, a commercial division of the automaker, with Xcel’s electric vehicle supply infrastructure programs in Wisconsin and Colorado.
Connecticut utilities’ credit and financials will remain stable or improve when performance-based regulation is fully implemented, just as they did for Hawaiian Electric, said the state’s chief utility regulator.
The grid operator’s proposed interconnection study cap would create “an unworkable queue that undermines competition, raises rates, and threatens reliability,” renewable energy groups said Monday.
Utility Dive took a look at four technologies, and spoke to some of the companies spearheading them, to get a better picture of the emerging energy storage landscape.