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California Demands 3.3GW of New Resources as Grid Shortfall Looms

Procurement is a boon for solar-storage, demand response and other clean resources, and could forestall last-ditch option of keeping coastal gas plants open. California regulators have approved a 3.3-gigawatt “all-source” procurement that will pit new renewables, energy storage, demand response and other clean resources against natural gas-fired power plants in a race to meet what […]

California Community Choice Aggregator Sees Promise in Floating Offshore Wind

Monterey Bay Community Power is exploring the possibility of a huge floating offshore wind project with developers EnBW and Trident Winds. California community choice aggregator (CCA) Monterey Bay Community Power has signed a memorandum of understanding to explore buying the power from a 1,000-megawatt floating offshore wind farm. It’s an early, if no-stakes, claim to […]

Sunrun Wins Another Capacity Contract for Aggregated Home Storage

The deal opens a new market for residential storage: California’s rapidly expanding community-based electricity buyers. A network of residential energy systems will help Oakland, California wean itself off fossil-fueled peakers. East Bay Community Energy, which buys power for Alameda County in Northern California, approved a contract Wednesday night to pay Sunrun for 500 kilowatts of […]
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