Archive for year: 2015
|Energy Storage Brings Resiliency to Eugene, OR
December 21, 2015 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
This week, Oregon became the latest state to fund an energy storage demonstration project that will use batteries and PV to power a resilient microgrid.
|Power Outages Are Not Just a Problem for the Northeast
December 16, 2015 by Sarah Galbraith
Think power outages are only a problem in the Northeast? Think again.
|Another Boost for US Offshore Wind: US-based General Electric Acquires France-based Alstom’s Renewable Energy Division
November 23, 2015 by Val Stori
Back in June, US offshore wind proponents heralded the arrival of DONG Energy to our Atlantic shores.
|Massachusetts Gets Serious About Resilient Power
November 19, 2015 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
In the face of increasingly severe weather and power outages, more and more states are recognizing the importance of resilient power for communities and critical services.
|A Grid Submerged: The Case for More Resilient Power
November 6, 2015 by Sarah Galbraith
Power plants, substations, and transmission lines in coastal communities, where approximately one-third of the country’s population resides, are at risk today from flooding caused by major storms.
|Fuel Cell Case Studies Highlight Clean Resilient Power Technology
October 28, 2015 by Sarah Galbraith
Four new case studies, authored by the Clean Energy Group with support from the Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster, showcase fuel cells in resilient power systems.
|Resilience for Free: Protecting Vulnerable Communities
October 14, 2015 by Seth Mullendore
Clean Energy Group, through its Resilient Power Project, has released a new report analyzing the economics of resilient solar PV and battery storage (solar+storage) systems for multifamily affordable housing.
|Building a Regional Roadmap for Offshore Wind: Northeast States Receive DOE Award
September 28, 2015 by Val Stori
The Department of Energy has awarded around a half-million dollars to New York, Maine, Rhode Island and Massachusetts state organizations to cooperate on scaling up the offshore wind industry in the region. CESA will help coordinate the interstate project.
|Distributed Resilient Storage for Utility Capacity Shaving: A Use Case
September 25, 2015 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending the commissioning of a solar+storage powered microgrid in Rutland, Vermont.
|The Tides Are Turning for Offshore Wind in the US
August 24, 2015 by Val Stori
Offshore wind excitement is growing in the Northeast with the recent arrival of foundations for Deepwater Wind’s Block Island offshore wind farm.