Report: Future of North American Power Grid Hinges on Renewables

Report: Future of North American Power Grid Hinges on Renewables

A report released on March 16 by the District of Columbia-based ISO/RTO Council (IRC) – an affiliation of independent electric grid operators – concludes that the future of the North American power grid depends on smart and renewable energy solutions.

Xcel Starts $4M Solar Energy Storage Pilot Program in Denver

Xcel Starts $4M Solar Energy Storage Pilot Program in Denver

The Stapleton neighborhood in Denver has the largest concentration of rooftop solar in the city. That’s why Xcel Energy is using its North Central Park and Eastbridge neighborhoods for a $4 million, two-year pilot program  that will test the value of storing solar energy in banks of batteries, according to a February 15 report by the ABC-TV news affiliate, The Denver Channel.

New York Moves to Update Its Grid

New York Moves to Update Its Grid

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has released a five-year timeline for reshaping the state’s grid. “The Distributed Energy Resources Roadmap,” according to The Times Union, is part of the state’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) program. Grids today are one-way affairs in which a … Read more…

IKEA Deploys Fourth Fuel Cell

IKEA Deploys Fourth Fuel Cell

Furniture retailer IKEA has installed a fourth biogas-powered fuel cell in a California store, according to the company. The installation was at its San Diego location. All the stores also have solar arrays. Combined, IKEA will generate 1.5 MW of energy via the cells. A … Read more…

Jacobs Selected for Pioneering New Jersey Rail Microgrid Project

New Jersey Transit – which operates 12 rail lines in the Garden State and provides nearly 223 million passenger trips each year – announced on January 3 that it had selected Jacobs Engineering Group to provide design and general engineering services for the agency’s $577 million microgrid project – the first of its kind nationwide.

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