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Pricing and tech trends shaping the booming global storage market

As manufacturing capacity ramps up, is a shakeout on the horizon?

Under the hood of PG&E's summer VPP pilot with Sunrun

A variety of “technical gremlins” hampered the project’s daily output.

Can the UK establish LDES market leadership?

Investors say the proposed cap and floor mechanism would “shake up” global energy storage markets.

Defining the rules of DER aggregation

Forthcoming standards from the North American Energy Standards Board could clear the way for VPP deployment.

How DOE is trying to stop US renewables projects from getting derailed

Clean energy developers that produce local economic benefits plans are more likely to secure federal funding.

Analyst: EU carbon tariff will spur new emissions data market

It may also prove a boon for U.S. steel producers — as long as they can navigate the complex reporting requirements.

US power demand is set to boom. How will we meet it?

AI, manufacturing, and electrification are doubling power demand forecasts. But we don’t need fancy tech breakthroughs to serve it.

What’s really happening in the U.S. EV market?

Sales are growing fast despite gloomy headlines. What gives?

China still leads in renewables investment — but the gap is narrowing

Combined, the US, EU and UK poured $718 billion into energy transition technologies, surpassing China’s investment total for the first time.

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Phoebe Skok
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Feb 1, 2024

Corporate electricity purchases aren't driving down emissions like they used to

A new paper from Princeton suggests only 24/7 matching with clean electricity makes a significant emissions impact in a grid increasingly outfitted with clean energy.

Here’s what is holding back solar and wind developers

According to a new report, community opposition is among the chief causes of utility-scale project cancellations.

Unpacking UAMPS’ plan to replace NuScale’s low-carbon power

Gas will make up part of the generation shortfall that the Mountain West power group faces after canceling its small modular reactor project.

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Jason Deign
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Jan 26, 2024

Will the geologist shortage impact US critical minerals?

The shortage could cause complications for America’s efforts to secure domestic critical minerals supply.

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The Latitude
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Jan 25, 2024

With workers hard to find, the solar industry tries new recruiting tactics

The industry needs a lot of new skilled workers, but they're hard to find: "We are all facing the same problem."

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Maeve Allsup
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Jan 23, 2024

Aluminum solar frames are a house of cards

Switching to steel would mitigate many of the risks that currently plague the solar industry.