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FERC Order Backs Grid Market for DERs

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order that advocates for distributed energy resources (DERs) say will enable DERs, including renewable energy such as solar, wind, and battery storage,…


Reduced Cost for Renewables Supports Sector Growth
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A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows costs for renewable power are increasingly cheaper than those for generation from coal, reinforcing the trend of increased investment…


Battery Storage: Perils and Promise

Lithium-ion battery technology promises the first realistic approach to fully integrating intermittent solar and wind into the U.S. power system. Despite its recent growth and great potential, the battery technology…


Energy Storage Industry Already Experiencing Coronavirus Delays

The U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) surveyed members of its industry and found that almost two-third of respondents say they already are experiencing coronavirus-related delays, due to disruptions in the…


Storage ITC Bill Gains Key Industry Backers
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Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House that would expand the federal solar investment tax credit (ITC) to energy storage technologies has gained the backing of major trade groups  representing…