July 19, 2021
Grid Resiliency Q&A #2
Grid resiliency continues to be a top priority for consumers and utilities alike. From the heat wave that pushed the Pacific Northwest's grid to the limit to California wildfires once again pushing the state closer to blackouts, grid resiliency remains a salient issue.

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June 1, 2021
Grid Resiliency in the Spotlight
Grid resiliency has been on everyone’s mind lately. From the rolling blackouts in California during the wildfires last year to the outages in Texas this past February, ensuring we have a reliable power grid is a priority for utilities and consumers alike. With climate change accelerating extreme weather events and making them more frequent and intense, making sure America’s […]

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February 14, 2014
NRDC and U.S. Utilities Urge Grid Payments for Solar
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the U.S. utility industry’s trade group are jointly calling for a new rate structure to account for customers that generate their own power with rooftop solar systems. Solar panels typically don’t meet a home’s entire power needs, and these customers continue to use the grid operated by utilities, the NRDC and […]

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January 27, 2014
Commercialization License to Advance Batteries for Renewable Energy Storage
By Frances White, originally published by PNNL A Massachusetts startup has signed a license agreement with Battelle to commercialize battery technology that can help store large amounts of renewable energy and improve the reliability of the nation’s power grid. The license with Lowell, Mass.-based WattJoule Corporation is expected to advance the commercial use of redox […]

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December 13, 2013
Energy Department Releases Grid Energy Storage Report
Detailed Discussion of Benefits, Challenges, and Next Steps for Wider Adoption onto the Nation’s Electric Grid As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to a cleaner, more secure energy future, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today released the Energy Department’s Grid Energy Storage report to the members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The […]

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