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Critics Concerned Over Maine PUC’s Move to Reconsider Wind Projects

Wind industry sees ‘political interference’ in Maine PUC’s move to reconsider 2 projects Portland Press Herald, February 20, 2015 Maine’s reshaped Public Utilities Commission wants to reconsider two proposed wind projects it approved two months ago, a move critics say would damage the integrity of the regulatory process and scare off future renewable-energy investors. The […]

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Energy Storage Key to Grid Connectivity

Experts Tout Storage At Wyoming Energy Conference Wyoming Public Media, February 16, 2015 Energy storage will be a key part of the grid of the future, according to industry experts speaking at this month’s Wyoming Infrastructure Authority conference. Currently, power generation and consumption are balanced in real-time, but storage would allow power generated now to […]

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Tehachapi Wind Resource Area’s Battery Storage Project

Tehachapi Wind Resource Area’s Battery Storage Project Jesse Remillard for Zondits, February 10, 2015 Southern California Edison has announced the opening of an 8 MW, 32 MWh (4 hour) lithium-ion battery system to demonstrate the capability of battery energy storage to support wind generation and improve grid resiliency. The system is located at the Tehachapi […]

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Massachusetts Governor Trying to Improve the Energy Grid

Massachusetts Governor Hopes to Upgrade Natural Gas Pipelines While Leaving Room for Solar and Wind Energy Gita Subramony for Zondits Charlie Baker, the newly inaugurated governor of Massachusetts, has recognized that his state pays high rates for energy. In an effort to reduce prices the administration has made natural gas infrastructure a priority. Despite the […]

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Who Are the Leaders in the Clean Energy World?

10 cities aiming for 100 percent clean energy Mother Nature Network, January 12, 2015 Scientists have been fairly unequivocal in their warnings that we must ditch fossil fuels entirely if we are to have any hope of reversing climate change. Yet despite significant progress in the last year, historic announcements like the China-U.S. climate pact are still pushing a […]