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20 Smarter E Award Finalists To Be Showcased In Munich

Outstanding Project finalists for the Smarter E Award 2019 are driving the sustainable energy industry forward, by developing grid infrastructure of the future, innovating digitalization technologies, coupling of the electricity-heating-mobility sectors, and deriving new business models for electricity trading and marketing, say organizers of the Smarter E trade show, which will be held in Munich May 15-17.

California Storage Rule Change Requires New Certification

The early February breakthrough in California energy storage rules under Net Energy Metering will still take time to be codified, but the great news is that energy from storage can be sold to utilities as long as the storage equipment meets a new Underwriters Laboratory standard. Under Time of Use rates, households with certified storage capacity can store energy during the day and sell it back to the utility during peak periods in the evening.