If you remember the rolling blackouts suffered by Californians in the years 2000 and 2001, you may also remember that they cost companies in excess of $50 billion in lost manufacturing capacity and sales. What you may not remember is the good that came out of that disaster.
Project will demonstrate how solar PV, smart inverters, and storage can advance the electric grid
September 25, 2015
SolarCity has announced a smart energy homes demonstration project in partnership with the SunSpec Alliance and Southern California Edison, where SolarCity will install rooftop solar PV, batteries, controllable thermostats, and smart inverters on 50 homes in the Southern California Edison territory.
Funding provided for distributed energy and high-performance solar projects
September 7, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that its Loan Programs Office (LPO) will make up to $1 billion in loan guarantees available to support commercial-scale distributed energy projects, such as rooftop solar with energy storage and smart grid technology.
Second partnership between the companies provides customers with dedicated on-site generation
September 2, 2015
Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., and Bloom Energy announced an agreement to develop 40 megawatts (MW) of Bloom Energy fuel cell projects for commercial and public sector customers in California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York.
The need for energy conservation will drive the market
August 25, 2015
The global home energy management systems (HEMS) market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 27 percent from 2015 to 2019, according to a new market research report published by Technavio.
Residential Generation Market Likely to Expand as Distributed Energy Resource Technologies Mature
October 9, 2014
Innovations in renewable distributed power generation, along with attractive new financing mechanisms, are providing residential customers with new options to manage their energy use and generate their own power, notes Navigant Research.
Residential Combined Heat and Power Is the Fastest Growing Fuel Cell Market Segment
July 3, 2014
Driven by the growing need to enhance grid resiliency and the accelerating adoption of distributed generation (DG) technologies, the stationary fuel cell market is poised for rapid growth over the next decade, states Navigant Research.