Energy Dept. To President Donald Trump: I’m Not Dead Yet!
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Tina Casey If you gotta go, you might as well go out with a bang. That seems to be the message from the US Department of Energy to the Trump Administration. In a smack to the face of Trump’s campaign promise to bring coal job back, the agency has just […]
California’s Power Grid Plan For Integrating 50% Renewables
With Governor Jerry Brown’s recent call for 50% of the state’s energy to come from renewable sources, California’s power grid operators are focusing on meeting the emerging challenges this call brings to the energy industry. Meeting at the California Independent System Operator (ISO) headquarters in Folsom recently, the ISO Board of Governors approved a blueprint […]
Solar Electricity’s Future: Grid-Connected vs Off-Grid
The future in which power company customers transitioning to solar electricity generation can choose to either maintain grid connection or cost-effectively generate off-grid has arrived. The implications of this reality, however, are only just beginning to dawn. Rising on the horizon of a new solar energy era, concerns for stranded assets are keeping power company […]
e-Highway2050 — Electricity Highways For Europe
One of the wonderful benefits of solar and wind power is that the sun is always shining somewhere and the wind is always blowing somewhere. If you’re got a broad and responsive enough grid, you can avoid fluctuations in sunshine and blowing wind in some locations — providing constant clean energy. Of course, you need […]