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Report: Falling costs of clean tech commodities offset by high inflation rates in 2023

Critical material prices largely normalized last year, per BloombergNEF report, but other challenges persist.

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Phoebe Skok
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Feb 22, 2024

Is 45V guidance killing green hydrogen?

The industry is split over whether hourly matching and additionality requirements will prevent deals from penciling out.

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Maeve Allsup
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Feb 21, 2024

Inside Nvidia’s efforts to spread AI across the grid

Marc Spieler, head of Nvidia’s energy industry practice, explains the company’s strategy to make artificial intelligence useful to utilities.

Podcast
Grid edge

Under the hood of a novel virtual power plant

Will VPPs become a core piece of utility operations?

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The Latitude
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Feb 20, 2024

Frontier Forum: Diving into the booming transferable tax credit market

A wide-ranging conversation with Crux’s Alfred Johnson on the trends that are reshaping tax finance.

New GET analysis is a “wake-up call” on interconnection woes

A report from the Rocky Mountain Institute finds tech like dynamic line ratings could save the world’s largest wholesale electricity market more than $1 billion in annual production costs.

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Maeve Allsup
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Feb 16, 2024
Commentary
STORAGE

Why battery storage is key for energy independence in Texas

The technology could propel the Lone Star State to lead the country in renewable energy.

2024 trends, part 2: ESG, carbon certifications, curtailment, and AI

Our second installment with Nat Bullard about the biggest trends in climate tech.

What Recurrent’s latest raise tells us about the state of clean energy

Declining interest rates, increasing capex costs, and the rising reign of solar-plus-storage are all converging.

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Maeve Allsup
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Feb 15, 2024

A dive into the different business models shaping virtual power plants

An Energy Department VPP expert on the imperative for connecting and dispatching distributed resources

How AI-curious utilities can accelerate adoption of the new tech

Scaling AI will require responsibly expanding its use — moving from crawl to sprint.

Salesforce's take on how to make AI more energy efficient

The software company has its eye on open source models and modular algorithms.

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Maeve Allsup
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Feb 14, 2024

A new registry for clean energy credits could boost the grid value of DERs

WattCarbon’s marketplace facilitates hourly — rather than annual — matching, ideally maximizing the emissions reduction of certificate purchases.

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Phoebe Skok
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Feb 14, 2024
News
AI

Google is getting in on mapping methane via satellite

The tech giant is partnering with the Environmental Defense Fund on MethaneSAT — and the satellite’s long-awaited launch is imminent.

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Maeve Allsup
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Feb 14, 2024
News
VC
AI

Camus Energy expands Series A to help utilities chart load growth

AI for grid planning just got another another lift from venture capital.

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Maeve Allsup
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Feb 13, 2024