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?
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?
Gigawatt-scale batteries and more demand-side resources are lined up. But weather extremes still threaten to stress California’s grid beyond its limits.
Marin Clean Energy’s Demand FLEXmarket merges efficiency and demand response to capture the value of behind-the-meter resources. Could it be the start of a statewide trend?
OhmConnect will use a $3 million state grant to reach out to disadvantaged communities for help in solving the state’s peak grid challenges.