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Not Always Plug and Play—Challenges Utilities Face Managing DERs on Their Grids

The proliferation of renewable energy is necessary for communities and countries to meet their goals of reducing carbon emissions, but it also presents new challenges for those managing power distribution.…


Companies Announce New Residential VPP for California

A distributed energy power plant, designed to help bring more reliability to California's power grid, is being developed by a company whose investors include Alphabet, the parent company of Google.…


[VIDEO] POWER Insights: Finding the Best Solar Power System

Direct Solar America is a solar energy brokerage. The company helps customers find and install the best available solar energy system, working with both residential and commercial and industrial clients.…


EIA Notes Power Demand Destruction From Coronavirus
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The coronavirus pandemic is altering the power landscape, with utilities and other power generators forced to adjust for load disruptions. Power consumption is changing as commercial and industrial electricity users…


How Residential Energy Storage Could Help Support the Power Grid
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Household batteries could contribute to making the grid more cost effective, reliable, resilient, and safe—if retail battery providers, utilities, and regulators can resolve delicate commercial, operational, and policy issues. The…