What could Tesla’s virtual power plant do for California’s grid — and what will customers get out of it?
Will customers sign up for its incentive-free program or flock to other distributed energy aggregators that are willing to pay?
Decarbonization advocates are fighting ratepayer subsidies that incentivize the growth of an increasingly obsolete gas system.
A plan to replace the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant with 11.5 GW of zero-carbon capacity — and no natural gas — will test the grid value of renewables and batteries.
A surge in retired EV batteries is helping to eliminate second-life EV battery storage hurdles, just in time to help meet clean energy mandates.
In California and Texas, heat waves underscore challenges for electric grids under stress made more acute by climate change.
Can a million grid-responsive households beat power plants and battery farms to balance a clean-powered grid?
Wildfires exacerbated by climate change darkened the skies above solar projects across the U.S. West last year.
A plan to offer leases by 2022 is only the first of many steps to enable West Coast floating wind turbine farms.
Regulators have decided that adding 7.5 GW by 2026 won’t be enough after the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant closes. Can California build so much clean and reliable grid capacity in time?
A six-year-old permitting law hasn’t unblocked installation delays — so state lawmakers are now considering mandates.