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FERC Upholds Order Opening Markets to Energy Storage
May 17, 2019 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

FERC voted this week to uphold its landmark Order 841, which states that the nation’s electric grid operators (RTOs and ISOs) must allow energy storage resources fair and equal access to provide services in regional wholesale energy markets.

Photo Credit: Nick Waters, Florida Solar Energy Center.
Solar+Storage Makes Sense for Southeastern Energy Resilience
May 14, 2019 by Marriele Robinson, Seth Mullendore

Southeastern utilities have made headlines recently with plans to incorporate battery storage at solar installations across their service territories. It turns out that the communities they serve could greatly benefit from installing solar+storage as well.

Energy Storage Is the New Efficiency
April 18, 2019 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

When Massachusetts took the nation-leading step of integrating energy storage into its energy efficiency plan this year, it didn’t just add a new technology. It consummated a decade-long, slow-motion embrace of an important new form of efficiency.

Health Care at Home: The New Risks from a Growing Trend
March 25, 2019 by Marriele Robinson

As more people opt to receive medical care at home, access to resilient emergency backup power will need to be prioritized and made more accessible, especially to low-income households.

Massachusetts becomes first in the nation to make battery storage eligible for energy efficiency incentives
February 1, 2019 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

Energy storage has been the coming thing for years. Now, it’s arrived – as an efficiency measure.

La Perla neighborhood in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Copyright Clean Energy Group.
Battery Storage Could Revolutionize Home Health Care: Lessons Learned from Puerto Rico
January 30, 2019 by Lewis Milford

A new research project in Puerto Rico demonstrates that the home health care industry is potentially a new market for solar and battery storage.