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Solar+Storage Powers Critical Community Services in Boulder, Colorado

For the City of Boulder, a September 2013 flood emphasized the need for energy resilience as critical to providing emergency services. The city partnered with two leading nonprofit services providers to demonstrate how solar+storage systems can reliably support critical loads during an outage.

Resilient Power On the Rise in Puerto Rico

Members of CEG's Resilient Power Project team traveled to Puerto Rico earlier this month to participate in a conference and meet with local solar+storage developers and nonprofit organizations.

Advancing Energy Storage Technologies to Meet Clean Energy Goals in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage (ACES) grant program was created to jump-start the energy storage industry by piloting innovative, broadly-replicable demonstration projects with multiple value streams, thereby priming Massachusetts for increased commercialization and deployment.

Declining Battery Storage Costs Raise Questions About the Role of Natural Gas

Batteries are beginning to complete head-to-head with natural gas peaker plants, and they’re starting to win.

How Could Solar+Storage Benefit Your Community? Find Out for Free.

A new release of NREL's free online tool allows anyone to enter in a building’s information to estimate how much solar+storage capacity would be needed to keep critical loads powered during an emergency.

Why California’s New Home Solar Requirement Includes Batteries and Not Zero Net Energy

California’s recently adopted building standards require solar to be a part of all new residential construction. As the first state to enact such a standard, it’s been lauded as a historic and game-changing event for solar power in the U.S. But some have argued that the new standards don’t go far enough.

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