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Community Energy Confronts Exit Fee Price Volatility

California community aggregators have deployed large amounts of wind, geothermal, solar, storage and microgrid technology, advancing California’s and community energy’s clean energy standards, California Community Choice Association Executive Director Beth Vaughan said during a Dec. 1 conference. But the aggregators’ work is being impacted by ever-present price volatility from the Power Charge Indifference Adjustment, […]

December 6, 2021|

Green Hydrogen Development Depends on Funding

Public and private financial support is critical to attaining a viable green hydrogen industry, which is considered a key strategy to decarbonize the power, transportation and industrial sectors, proponents stressed during the first day of a two-day online seminar by the non-profit Green Hydrogen Coalition.

The center of activity on the green hydrogen front in […]

November 30, 2021|

Storage Surges, but Will Rooftop PV Payment Changes Affect its Pairing with Solar?

Well before California signed international agreements to slash climate-harmful emissions from the energy and building sectors at last month’s COP-26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, the state was far ahead on battery storage. And it continues to charge ahead of other states, with more than 2.8 gigawatts of large and small batteries online that […]

November 30, 2021|

Guest Editorial: A Long-Term Vision Will Help California Decarbonize Faster and Cheaper

SB 100 set clean power goals for California, providing a clear and bold statement of the state’s commitment to global leadership toward a clean energy future by 2045. To achieve these goals, however, California requires an equally decisive and bold long-term plan to transition to tomorrow’s energy fleet.

The biggest threat to California’s decarbonization goals […]

November 23, 2021|
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