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G&W Electric’s new microgrid includes bifacial solar, a flow battery and a flywheel

The microgrid will provide more reliable and resilient power during seasonal peak demands and power outages by leveraging a combination of solar, G&W Electric switchgear, FLISR, batteries, and a flywheel.

Infrastructure, reconciliation packages bring Biden’s emissions target within reach, Schumer says

Schumer's office said the Clean Electricity Payment Program and tax credits for renewable energy sources will make the biggest impact.

The latest on SEEM, FERC, and the impact on renewable energy

The coalition of Southern utilities petitioning to form a new market exchange has responded to a second deficiency letter from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
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Reactive Technologies raises $15M to support electric grids powered by renewables

The company’s technology supports the electric grid in regions where the addition of renewables is leading to destabilization because of low inertia.

Tampa Electric announces settlement agreement on rate increase

On August 6, Emera reported that its largest operating company, Tampa Electric, had filed a settlement agreement for its rate request with the Florida Public Service Commission. A ruling from the Florida PSC is...
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CS Energy building three new solar + storage projects in Florida

CS Energy's national energy storage installation base will reach over 200 MWh with the completion of the projects in Florida.
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Facebook constructing solar-powered data center in Mesa

Facebook is building a data center in metro Phoenix that will use only renewable energy, the company announced Thursday.
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AEP Ohio builds solar + battery powered microgrid for outage management at water treatment...

AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power company, said this week that it has completed construction of a solar-powered backup microgrid, in an effort to provide more resilient electric service at the Athens Water Treatment Plant.

Correcting residential power factor could unlock more distributed renewables, study finds

New analysis from Pecan Street has found that it is possible to free 12-16% of the distribution system's current capacity without upgrades to existing utility infrastructure.

Mitsubishi Electric acquires DERMS provider Smarter Grid Solutions

Today, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, and its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc., announced they have entered into an agreement to acquire UK based Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS). SGS is a global provider of distributed energy resources management software (DERMS) for power distribution utilities and DER operators.