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.
|Alaska Helps Remote Communities Shift to Renewables
October 21, 2015 by Warren Leon
Energy is a major concern in rural Alaska. Alaska is investing in renewable energy projects to provide remote communities with more secure and lower-cost energy.
|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.
|New Hampshire Promotes Better Wood Heating
October 7, 2015 by Samantha Donalds
Wood is abundant in New Hampshire, but older wood stoves are frequently highly polluting and inefficient, and require significant fuel storage space. New Hampshire policymakers have therefore taken several steps so that residents can purchase new equipment using improved biomass heating technologies that address these issues.
|New Mexico Attracts Jobs and Revenues with Renewable Energy Tax Credit
October 2, 2015 by Warren Leon
Over the past decade, New Mexico leaders have positioned the state as a major growth area for renewable energy by developing effective policies and programs, along with financial and other incentives, including a state-level renewable energy production tax credit.