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25 Jun: California Focus – The Rise of Resiliency

There has long been a general trend of business and governmental organizations looking for ways to improve the resiliency of their facilities. For businesses with unusually costly downtime, the idea of having backup onsite energy production is very appealing. Here…

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28 May: California Spotlight – RES/BCT Program

In California, an interesting renewable energy program called RES – BCT was put in place over 10 years ago in 2009. This little known and even less understood program has recently seen an uptick in new applications. The acronym RES…

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25 Jul: Solar PPAs: The State of the Market

Despite opposition from some utilities and state governments, solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), have continued to see a steady increase in adoption, as more states have adopted legislation allowing for easier access to solar financing…

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30 May: Microgrids and Solar: An Ideal Combination

The North American electric grid is truly an impressive piece of infrastructure, connecting homes, businesses and other facilities to central energy sources. It has been described as the biggest machine on Earth. When part of the grid is damaged, however…

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23 May: Utilization of Solar on Farmland

Agriculture plays an important role in the U.S. culture and economy, and could play an integral role in distributed energy generation. Solar energy offers farmers an opportunity to decrease pollution, lower energy costs and reduce electric grid infrastructure overhauls…