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  • ... for how much power storage they must add to the grid -- sort of. While the October 17 ruling by the California Public ... of negotiations leading to last week's ruling has assured ReWire that that's not a huge problem. ReWire reported last week that ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}]The CPUC is looking for electrical power storage on a broader scale than shown ... sun goes down and the wind stops blowing, and suddenly the grid doesn't have those electrons to run our air conditioners and ... Aggregators (cities or counties that buy renewable energy in bulk for their residents) to buy or build enough power storage ...
  • ... what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ... as dependable. And you can't just put power into the grid when the sun's shining for use later. Electricity is either on or off. Which means that to replace those 24/7 coal (and oil ...
  • We can run our grid on renewable power effectively, say the authors of a study released this month, without massive storage capacity. The key is building out about three times as much renewable generating capacity as ... capacity, and that study's authors have good news for California. Configure block ...
  • ... Southern California utility just delivered some upsetting news to owners of those storage systems. ... power derived from non-renewable sources into the grid in a program designed to promote renewables. SCE claims that since ... or power from the battery," SCE's Vanessa McGrady told ReWire . "This creates a complication, because only renewable power ...
  • We don't cheerlead much here at ReWire , but we're just really not seeing a downside to this: a Bay Area firm is leasing power storage capacity to businesses at no money down. ... businesses to reduce their power consumption from the grid at peak times, offering electric bill reductions of between 10 and 40 ...
  • ... immediately. The U.S. needs to research and develop grid storage to make intermittent sources of renewable energy capable of ... California don't wait around for the Feds to set the pace. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep ...
  • ... develop affordable, scalable power storage for the grid using zinc-air battery technology. ... the largest among them. As we've mentioned here before at ReWire , the grid's inability to store power is usually seen as the biggest obstacle to getting out power entirely ...
  • ... to store some of the power their panels generate. As ReWire has reported in the past, California utilities have been dragging ... customers could then charge their batteries from SCE's grid and sell power back under the terms of the net metering contract. ...

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