Pacific Gas & Electric will install 1.6 gigawatts of large energy storage projects between August 2023 and June 2024 to help meet its share of a requirement to add 11.5 GW of new resources by mid-decade to help balance the grid. The utility announced on Jan. 24 it signed nine 15-year agreements for large […]
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has directed the California grid operator and five others to prove they are lowering market barriers for loads of combined resources from large and small energy users. The agency wants the regions to put aggregated distributed energy resources on an equal footing with traditional generation.
Three community energy providers have joined together to meet urgent clean energy requirements and are seeking bids for nearly 670 megawatts of fossil-free power that can be ready over the next two to four years.
The Jan. 7 request for proposals issued by Central Coast Community Energy, Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Sonoma Clean Power […]
Record growth through the end of last September brought the combined installed wind, solar, and battery storage capacity in the United States to 186.7 GW, according to the just-released Q3 Clean Power Quarterly by America Clean Power. California had over 22 GW of that capacity.
With clean energy resources becoming a significant portion of […]
Investor-owned utilities in California have lobbied hard to reduce payments to people who feed their excess rooftop solar power back into the grid, arguing the compensation costs ratepayers too much. At the same time, Southern California Edison has pushed for permission to recover from customers $1.23 billion for 537 MW of new battery storage. […]