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California Proposes $100M in Energy Storage Incentives to Boost Wildfire Resiliency

An incentive carve-out for high-fire-risk areas could boost uptake among customers most likely to want solar-storage systems. California regulators want to direct $100 million in state energy storage incentives to a new class of disadvantaged customers: those living in parts of the state at the highest risk of deadly wildfires. The California Public Utilities Commission […]

California’s Community Choice Aggregators are Filling the Gaps in EV Charger Investment

CCAs haven’t invested as much as utilities in EV charging infrastructure. New state grants for Silicon Valley CCAs, munis will help close the gaps. California’s community-choice aggregators are increasingly taking utility customers and signing big renewable energy deals. But CCAs have not matched the billions of dollars of EV charging infrastructure investments being made by […]

How Solar and Batteries Could Help California Manage Fire-Prevention Grid Shutdowns

Sunrun wants solar-battery microgrids to be part of PG&E’s plan to mitigate what could be widespread blackouts geared to prevent fires. As Pacific Gas & Electric and California regulators grapple with how to manage the potential for widespread fire-prevention grid shutdowns this summer, clean energy advocates are demanding a role for solar, energy storage and […]