December 28th, 2018 | by NRDC
Charging an electric truck or bus at a fleet depot—or an electric car at an apartment, workplace, or a public fast-charging station—should be far cheaper than filling up on gasoline or diesel. Unfortunately, that’s often not the case at sites that receive electricity under utility rates designed for commercial buildings and industrial operations that don’t reflect the flexible nature of electric vehicle (EV) charging. To remedy this mismatch, Southern California Edison (SCE) and Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), two of the largest utilities in the nation, have developed an innovative suite of rates designed specifically for commercial EV charging, providing significant fuel cost savings to customers who charge EVs in a manner that supports the electric grid
February 11th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
By Maud Texier Where does cleantech stand? After a big boom in early stage investments and a green policies kick-off [&hellip
September 3rd, 2012 | by Andrew
Intense lobbying from the state's three largest utilities effectively squashed the bill, which would have enabled renters and others to subscribe and receive solar and other renewable power from project developers in return for credits to their utility bills.
August 4th, 2012 | by Andrew
With much of the US continuing to experience high heat and drought, distributed solar, and renewable power sources are helping alleviate the strains on electricity grids. Ongoing progress to integrate more clean, renewable energy into US power grids is threatened by utilities' efforts to derail efforts such as California's Net Metering program, however, according to Protect Net Metering.
May 16th, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer
Is 24-hour solar that includes storage cheaper than PV with gas augmentation in the evening? Is this why SolarReserve contracts [&hellip
May 15th, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer
SolarReserve can operate potentially 24 hours a day, because its solar tower technology can bank the sun’s energy stored as [&hellip