CALIFORNIA SETS RECORD FOR USING RENEWABLE ENERGY

The Golden State, which is on the road to having a carbon-free power grid within 25 years, got a short glimpse of that possibility earlier this month. On April 3, 2022, California’s main grid ran on more than 97% renewable energy. At 3:39 p.m. when the grid was at its peak, it broke the previous [...]

By |2022-04-20T07:54:17+00:00April 20th, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

MICROGRID: AN IMPERATIVE SOLUTION FOR UNPREDICTABLE GRID AND WEATHER

  With constant news reports about the threat climate change poses to a livable future, you might be wondering what you can do to join the fight against climate change. Using less energy or buying an electric car are options we’re all familiar with to reduce your impact on the planet, but one idea you [...]

By |2022-04-14T17:54:50+00:00April 14th, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

THE LARGEST, CHEAPEST, SAFEST, CLEANEST WAY TO ADDRESS THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Solar and wind power can grow enough to limit global warming to 1.5C. According to a recently published report, if the 10-year average compound growth rate of 20% can be kept to 2030, it is achievable. Independent climate think tank Ember announced this news on Wednesday. "If these trends can be replicated globally, and [...]

By |2022-04-01T11:26:19+00:00April 1st, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

Distributed Solar v/s Large Scale Solar

Solar panels provide pollution-free energy that delivers far-reaching benefits to people, the environment, the economy, and the electric grid. But unbelievably energy systems development is driven more by financial considerations than environmental ones. Resultantly, it leaves customers more vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Sean Kennedy, a professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign [...]

By |2022-03-23T07:31:03+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

SAFE HARBOR YOUR 26% SOLAR ITC

The Window to Receive Maximum Tax Credit on a Solar Purchase Is Closing Soon   The investment tax credit (ITC) is also known as the federal solar tax credit. It allows you to deduct 26 percent of the cost of installing a solar energy system from your federal taxes. The ITC applies to both residential and commercial [...]

By |2022-03-03T05:23:15+00:00March 3rd, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

Do Solar Panels Save Money?

The short answer is yes, solar panels save money. In addition to helping the environment by reducing greenhouse emissions, solar panels allow you to keep your hard-earned money in your bank account each month.    You save by paying less for the little electricity you consume from the grid, and by receiving energy credits when you [...]

By |2022-02-25T17:02:17+00:00February 25th, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

CROSSED 200GW BUT HAVE LOST THE MOMENTUM

The past few years have seen major developments in the power distribution sector. Governments around the world have stepped up their climate ambitions. Shares of renewables in electricity generation also continued to rise around the world. In some countries, the share of renewables in heating, cooling, and transport also grew. The American Clean Power [...]

By |2022-02-18T18:48:07+00:00February 18th, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

CPUC PUT NEM 3.0 ON HOLD

The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) was considering a controversial plan to cut the financial benefits of residential rooftop solar customers currently enjoy. The efforts were made by some big utilities to lower the solar energy export compensation rates and add a monthly solar fee. But that decision is now on hold, indefinitely. The [...]

By |2022-02-11T12:09:10+00:00February 11th, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Adds Solar + Storage

The U.S. Air Force has announced a comprehensive energy infrastructure upgrade project at Hurlburt Field outside Destin, Florida. The project will upgrade infrastructure and support critical power and grid stability needs at the base. Through the $22.6 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC), the project will reduce the base’s energy costs by 17.7%. Further [...]

By |2021-12-22T19:40:41+00:00December 22nd, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments
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