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Nautilus accelerates Midwest expansion, acquires 75 MW of community solar in Illinois
New Jersey-based community solar company Nautilus is extending its tendrils into the Midwest with the acquisition of a 75 MW portfolio in Illinois.
What do we really think about interconnection? Anonymous speakers preview GridTECH Connect Forum Southeast
Clean energy professionals anonymously share their thoughts on interconnection and preview GridTECH Connect Southeast.
Group studies can solve some, not all, interconnection headaches, study finds
IREC concludes that distribution group studies can be a useful tool, but are not a silver bullet for all interconnection challenges.
How solar developers can overcome clean energy permitting roadblocks
Without any national or state-level oversight, local governments have been left to decide whether they want to pursue clean energy projects — and, increasingly, they’re passing short-sighted ordinances that limit those projects from receiving permits, writes DSD Renewables’ Katie Kavanaugh.
Why FERC should mandate an independent monitor at PJM
An independent monitor could provide oversight over local investments made in PJM and facilitate transmission alternatives, like battery storage.
But who is gonna pay for it? Finding balance in grid upgrade cost-sharing
Utilities and regulators seek innovative solutions to strike a better balance in sharing the often-expensive costs of grid upgrades.
DSD Renewables receives $250 million backing from Cox Enterprises to accelerate projects in target markets
DSD Renewables has received a $250 million investment from Cox which will enable DSD to further accelerate renewable energy deployment.
Made in America: Nevados opens new solar tracker production line at East Texas steel plant
Priefert Steel in East Texas has begun manufacturing all-terrain solar mounting and tracking equipment for Nevados….
DER interconnection: 5 takeaways from the IREC Vision Summit 2023
Over the course of several moderated sessions and fireside chats, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council Vision 2023 Summit presented ideas and practices that …
Distribution! Interconnection! IREC brings electricity (and metal) to summit workshop
IREC’s Vision Summit curriculum included reading interconnection tariffs, evaluating interconnection applications, and a thoughtful conversation about energy eq…
Here are the highlights from MISO’s interconnection reform plan
Developers are likely to object to MISO’s megawatt cap proposal, which is now in the hands of FERC for final approval. …
Thanks for your flexibility: New integration techniques expanding interconnection options
Real challenges persist around flexible interconnection, but some of the industry’s brightest minds are collaborating on new ideas and techniques….
$7.9M DOE-funded project to explore solar congestion solutions
The project aims to develop and deploy technology that will allow utilities to manage solar supply and energy demand throughout the grid….
Missouri utility plans major investments in renewables and battery storage
Ameren Missouri said its IRP is in line with serving customer needs and pursuing parent company Ameren’s goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2045….
Michigan may be next to mandate 100% clean energy. What comes next?
Exactly what that standard ultimately looks like – and what other energy policies are put in place to support it – is still up in the air. …
Rural cooperatives seek $93B for IRA clean energy projects
Together, the 157 rural cooperatives’ clean energy plans represent an investment of over $93 billion in more than 750 clean energy projects….