New grid infrastructure investment will total $436 million and focus on multifamily buildings and underserved areas. California grid regulators approved the largest utility-led electric vehicle charging deployment in the country on Thursday. The new program allows Southern California Edison to spend $436 million of ratepayer funds to install 38,000 light-duty electric car chargers. The utility […]
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Load flexibility can deliver the same value as behind-the-metter batteries at a much lower cost, the author writes. We are in the middle of the most remarkable transformation in the history of the electricity grid — from dirty and centralized to clean, distributed, and digital. Many policymakers and pundits believe that if only we had […]
Contracts are being written, but big questions remain about how the community solar market will take shape in the state. The California Public Utilities Commission has approved two sweeping programs in recent years to spur community solar construction in the state, but the market has yet to gain real traction. Solar developers are now scrambling […]