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ORIGINAL REPORTING: Beyond Net Metering To The Value Of Location

Beyond net metering: How location can help put a value on DERs; A new report outlines an algorithm that could help streamline value-of-solar processes Herman K. Trabish, February 18, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: Since this story...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Is A National Transmission System The Way To Cut Emissions?

Is a national high voltage transmission system the cheapest way to cut emissions?; Scientists call for HVDC lines connecting the nation’s wind, solar, and power markets Herman K. Trabish, February 19, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note:...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: How Utilities Can Partner With Vendors At The Grid Edge

Partnering for success: Utilities leverage innovative vendor relationships at the grid edge; A new study reports on opportunities utilities could seize to expand distribution system technologies Herman K. Trabish, February 23, 2016 (Utility...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Hooking Up With Solar

Comparing Utility Interconnection Timelines for Small-Scale Solar PV 2nd Edition Chelsea Barnes, Justin Barnes, Blake Elder & Benjamin Inskeep, October 2016 (EQ Research) Executive Summary The rules and procedures that govern how a distributed...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, October 25: Will Voters Back Trump’s Coal Or Clinton’s Climate Action November 8?; Solar Building Corporate Balance Sheets; New Wires For More Wind Means Lower Power Prices

Will Voters Back Trump’s Coal Or Clinton’s Climate Action November 8? The 2016 presidential election will be the biggest referendum on global climate change ever Valerie Volcovici and Devika Krishna Kumar (with Nichola Groom, Richard...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Future Of New England’s Power

Power Switch; The Future of the Electric Power System in the Northeast and the Disruptive Power of Innovation Michael Bradley and Christopher Van Atten, October 2016 (M.J. Bradley & Associates) Introduction The electric power systemShow More Summary

QUICK NEWS, October 24: Small Wins In Climate Fight Point The Way To Victory; Seeing The Real Wind At Last; Al Gore Calls Florida Solar Amendment “Phoney Baloney”

Small Wins In Climate Fight Point The Way To Victory The Guardian view on climate change: good news – but not yet good enough; Eleven of the last 12 months have been the hottest on record. Though progress on cutting carbon emissionsShow More Summary

The Most Unlikely Eco-Warriors Of All Time

Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher knew that being conservative means accepting science and conserving this good earth. From The Hole via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(Show More Summary

A New Energy Vision

Try out one of many possible pathways to a New Energy future and lasting reliance on this good earth’s sun, winds, deep heat, and flowing waters. From Gsf Javier Romero via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTShow More Summary

Solutions – Solar

The path to the New Energy future will be built by technologies people are only beginning to imagine. From U.S. Department of Energy via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Solutions – Wind

The path to the New Energy future will be built by technologies people are only beginning to imagine. From Siemens via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

This Is How To Beat Climate Change. Now Get To It.

Stop waiting for a big breakthrough on climate change. This is what we’ll get instead. Brad Plumer, October 18, 2016 (VOX) “Global warming can sometimes feel like this big, hopelessly intractable problem that no one’s doing much about. Show More Summary

China To Build World’s Biggest Solar Panel Project

Out of China’s Dusty Northwest Corner, a Solar Behemoth Arises September 19, 2016 (Bloomberg News) “…[A] solar farm under construction in the Ningxia region of the [China’s] northwest takes efforts to a new level…[It is] being developed...Show More Summary

Europe’s Ocean Wind Boom

For European Wind Industry, Offshore Projects Are Booming; As Europe’s wind energy production rises dramatically, offshore turbines are proliferating from the Irish Sea to the Baltic Sea. It’s all part of the European Union’s strongShow More Summary

Australia’s Huge Ocean Energy Opportunity

Catching the waves: it’s time for Australia to embrace ocean renewable energy Mark Hemer, et. al., October 17, 2016 (The Conversation) “…Australia arguably possesses the world’s largest wave energy resource, around 1,800 terawatt hours. Show More Summary

How Climate Change Is A Health Insurance Problem

U.S. health insurers are in a state of denial about climate change Ciara Linnane, October 20, 2016 (MarketWatch) “The biggest health insurers in the U.S. show little understanding or concern about the risks to their business posed by...Show More Summary

World Wind Can Be A Third Of Global Power By 2030

Wind power could supply 20% of global electricity by 2030 Cat Distaslo, October 19, 2016 (Reuters via Inhabitat) “Although solar power gets more press, the wind power industry is growing nearly as fast…[and] 20 percent of the world’s...Show More Summary

First U.S. Solar Sidewalks Installed

Walking on sunshine: Could the future of energy be in solar sidewalks? October 16, 2016 (Associated Press via CBS News) “…[Solar Roadways recently unveiled its first public solar-powered glass pavers installation in a] northern Idaho resort town. Show More Summary

Looking Ahead At The EV Market

Which plug-in electric car will sell best next year? Poll results John Voelcker, October 19, 2016 (Green Car Reports) “Sales of plug-in electric cars were essentially flat in the U.S. last year compared to 2014, and this year isn't necessarily...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: 'The future grid' and aggregated distributed energy resources

'The future grid': How one DOE program is pushing the boundaries of aggregated DERs; ARPA-E is funding research aimed at fuller coordination of distributed resources on the grid Herman K. Trabish, February 4, 2016 (Utility Dive) Since...Show More Summary

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