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Minnesota Regulators Eye Subcommittee To Resolve Distributed Generation Disputes

October 20th, 2017 | by John Farrell

Better technology and falling costs for years have buoyed the clean energy economy, steadily putting rooftop solar, energy efficiency, and other distributed energy resources within reach of more U.S. households and businesses. Still, many utilities remain averse to accommodating these amenities despite significant — and rising — demand in the marketplace


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Distributed Generation Under Fire (2015)

October 10th, 2016 | by John Farrell

Originally published at ilsr.org. We’ve been keeping a running tally of where distributed generation has come under attack, usually from incumbent [&hellip


Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

November 19th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology. The news comes with claims of a cathode with 4 times the energy density of today's lithium-ion cells, lasts for 2,000 cycles, and at a cell cost of 50% less than today's lithium-ion cells


Of New Power Generation, How Much Is On The Roof? Quarterly Update – 2019 Q2

October 14th, 2019 | by John Farrell

Renewable resources dropped back below 50% of new power generation in the second quarter of 2019. Although the proportion of distributed solar has grown in the last two quarters, losses in the growth of utility solar and wind allowed the majority share to be gas, once again. Despite this setback in percentage, renewables are making up a greater portion of new capacity than they have in previous second quarters of 2017 and


Of New Power Generation, How Much Is On The Roof? Quarterly Update — 2019 Q1

July 1st, 2019 | by John Farrell

The first quarter of 2019 saw renewable resources claim a majority share of new power generation for the second quarter in a row and for eight of the past 12 quarters. This trend provides a hopeful outlook for the future of clean energy this year, thanks to steady growth from small-scale residential and commercial solar installations and wind power, in particular


Of New Power Generation, How Much Is On The Roof? Annual Update — 2018

April 8th, 2019 | by John Farrell

Last year saw the largest growth in new power generation capacity in the US in more than a decade — 34.7 gigawatts of new capacity came online. While growth across a mix of energy resources contributed to this jump, new gas plant development overshadowed all renewable energy sources, combined


The State(s) of Distributed Solar — 2018 Update

March 25th, 2019 | by John Farrell

Renewable energy continued to expand across the country in 2018. This expansion in renewable energy complements a growing number of states, utilities, and cities that have set ambitious goals to transition to 100% renewable and carbon-free power generation



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