Southern California Edison and Tesla Motors Inc., installed 400 Tesla PowerPacks in the Mira Loma substation in Ontario, CA. The substation will now add nearly 80 megawatts of energy storage to the state’s electricity grid. This can power 15,000 homes for four hours during peak times, or roughly 2,500 homes for an entire day.
CEC Funding Opportunity: $20M for Efficiency in Existing Buildings – Municipal, Institutional, and More
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has recently released a $20 million solicitation for innovative large-scale development and demonstration projects that reduce electricity consumption in existing buildings. The solicitation is
New studies from Navigant project that light duty plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) will make up half of the global EV market by 2024 – and that pairing deployment with smart grid technologies is critical. Get more coverage of these reports, and EV news from other states from Utility Dive. The need for planning for electric…
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The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled “International Hydrogen Infrastructure Update” on Tuesday, August 30, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. This webinar will introduce the current status of the technology in several countries,
The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled “JUMP SIEMENS Call for Innovation” on Friday, August 26, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Join this webinar to learn about JUMP, an online community seeking your input for technology
CEC Recording Available: Pre-Application Workshop for Grant Funding Opportunity for Advanced Vehicle-Grid Integration Research and Demonstration
The Pre–Application Workshop Presentation and WebEx Recording for GFO–16–303, Advanced Vehicle–Grid Integration Research and Demonstration, is now available on the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s website.
The Microgrids Convergence Conference will be held October 25th-26th in San Mateo! The Microgrids Convergence Conference will consist of two, unique, content-rich days:
See the below grant funding opportunity (and notice of pre-bid webinar August 11th) released by the California Energy Commission August 1st for emerging energy efficient technology demonstrations: Grant Funding Opportunity – GFO-16-304 – Emerging Energy Efficient Technology Demonstrations (EEETD)
According to the Portland Business Journal, Oregon State University’s Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center and CalWave are competing to build a wave energy test site. The OSU group, it adds, would build the test center about 6 miles off the coast and
SolarCity and PG&E have announced a collaborative demonstration to see how the coordinated use of solar smart inverters and behind the meter energy storage could provide enhanced benefits to the grid.
As shared in the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s release: The California Energy Commission approved six grants July 13th focused on energy efficiency with $8 million awarded for technologies and measures designed to achieve zero net
New emerging technologies related to the “Internet of Things” digitalization and distributed energy resources are quickly changing the energy landscape for cities. Smart city technologies and concepts are defined broadly around the use of digital technologies
New Funding Opportunity for Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Residential and Commercial Building Research (Pre-Bid Workshop 7/7)
Grant Funding Opportunity – GFO-16-502- 2016 Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Research Grants for Residential and Commercial Buildings Date Released: June 29, 2016.
Understanding the implications that leaky ducts and ventilation shafts have for indoor air quality and energy consumption, the U.S. Department of Energy, along with EPA and others sponsored research at Lawrence Berkeley National