Solar-adopter incomes presently skew high in all states, but, as with the national trends, that skew has diminished over time in most states. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a report last week that highlights income, demographic, and other socio-economic trends among U.S. residential rooftop solar adopters. Galen Barbose, Sydney Forrester, Eric O’Shaughnessy, and Naïm Darghouth […]
Installers expressed more confidence in the industry than in any previous Installer Survey, with just 18% of installers saying COVID-19 decreased their confidence.
The post New survey shows solar installer confidence increased 60% in 2020 appeared first on Renewable Energy World.
by Alison Wiley “I don’t understand this contract at all,” a Transportation Director of a medium-sized school district recently told me. Thad (not his real name) had been running buses for decades, almost all diesels, like most of his peers. He’d landed a grant for his first electric school bus and charging infrastructure, and the contract […]
The post 10 things bus fleets need in order to electrify (Part 1 of 2) appeared first on Renewable Energy World.
States with demand response programs no longer have the ability to opt-out similar to DERA order 2222.
The post FERC Order 2222-A continues to be good news for renewable project developers appeared first on Renewable Energy World.
This is a unique opportunity to collaborate with Con Edison to make our vision of Swell’s NYC Virtual Power Plant a reality for New Yorkers.
The post New Yorkers now eligible for solar + storage systems from Swell in aggregated DER plan appeared first on Renewable Energy World.
With the increase in Electric Vehicles’ availability in Midwest states, it is time to acknowledge the opportunities for charging EVs at MISO, the regional grid operator. MISO has an established transmission planning process for incorporating future industry trends, including EV growth. The regional grid operator estimates both electrification and EVs add almost 50% to the […]
The post MISO Electric Vehicle prospects increase (Part 2 of 3) appeared first on Renewable Energy World.
While it’s clear now that renewables are making unprecedented progress, the new administration must work to solidify policy so we can help simplify and accelerate the creation of jobs and our energy transition. Here are my thoughts.
The post 3 cost-effective steps President Biden can take to accelerate a clean energy revolution appeared first on Renewable Energy World.
Energy storage installation grew nearly 200 percent and totaled an all-time operational record in fourth quarter 2020, according to a new report. The report released by analytics and research firm Wood MacKenzie and the U.S. Energy Storage Association’s latest U.S. Monitor report indicated that about 2,156 MWh of new energy storage was brought online in the last […]
The post New energy storage deployment topped record 3,500 MWh in 2020, ESA report shows appeared first on Renewable Energy World.
In over 30 states, monopoly utilities submit plans for new power plants to public regulators without adequately considering how customers will serve themselves.
The post Rooftop solar skyrockets if an alternative to monopoly utility models is employed appeared first on Renewable Energy World.
Communications Systems, Inc. (CSI), an IoT intelligent edge products and services company, announced that it entered into a definitive merger agreement with privately held Pineapple Energy, an operator and consolidator of residential solar, battery storage, and grid services solutions. Upon closing, CSI will commence doing business as Pineapple Energy, with a business model focused on […]
The post CSI and Pineapple Energy merging to focus on residential DER market and VPPs appeared first on Renewable Energy World.