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‘Nowhere to run’: UN report says global warming nears limits

Temperatures in about a decade will probably blow past a level of warming that world leaders have sought to prevent, according to a report released Monday that the United Nations called a “code red for humanity.”

Mary Powell to take the reins of Sunrun, succeeding Lynn Jurich

On Thursday, Sunrun announced that Sunrun Board member and former CEO of Green Mountain Power (GMP) Mary Powell will become the company’s next CEO, effective August 31. Powell will succeed co-founder Lynn Jurich, who...

What’s in Congress’ infrastructure bill for renewable energy

Advocates called the bipartisan infrastructure bill a “down payment” on President Biden's climate and clean energy ambitions.

AES and X collaborate on grid virtualization tools

The tools will enable more clean energy to be added to the grid more quickly because grid operators will have a clearer picture of how the grid is operating in near real time.

Lawsuit says Alabama blocking solar power with unfair fees

The fees imposed by the Alabama Power company on customers who generate their own electricity with rooftop or on-site solar panels are now the subject of a federal lawsuit against the state's regulators.

Omaha Public Power securing Wärtsilä gas-fired engines to balance solar PV

Omaha Public Power District, a municipal power provider in Nebraska, has contracted Wärtsilä to supply natural gas-fired engines for a grid balancing plant. The 156-MW multi-fuel engine power plant will be part of the municipal...

New York’s Sugar Hill community solar farm testing real-time optimal power flow software

On June 16, Latham, NY based community solar developer U.S. Light Energy, along with its partner Standard Solar hosted the CEO of National Grid John Pettigrew and the utility’s US President Badar Khan on a...

APS exploring new tariff for aggregated demand-side resources, issues RFP

Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) is hoping that tapping into demand-side technologies will help it meet its clean energy goals. To that end, the utility recently issued a Distributed Demand-side Resources (DDSR) Request for...

California CCA launches community solar program aimed at energy equity

This week Marin Clean Energy (MCE) a community choice aggregator in California announced the launch of two new programs, Community Solar Connection and Green Access, aimed at energy equity and affordability. MCE will be...

California tests off-grid solutions to combat power outages

When a wildfire tore through Briceburg nearly two years ago, the tiny community on the edge of Yosemite National Park lost the only power line connecting it to the electrical grid.