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CA Regulations are Hindering Microgrid Development

Historically, municipal and investor-owned utilities have primarily controlled electric services in the U.S. with consumers positioned at end points of complex, interconnected grid systems.

Don’t Own a Car? The EV Revolution Affects You Too

As a recent college graduate, I’ve noticed that most of my peers are moving to large cities, such as Boston, New York or San Francisco, where cars are not an integral part of daily life. In fact, many residents of these urban areas find that car ownership is more of a hassle than a convenience due to lack of parking availability and heavy traffic.

How Microgrids Can Help Hawaii Achieve Grid Resiliency

The U.S. renewable energy industry is focused on Hawaii as the island state takes a pivotal position in advancing clean generation technologies, serving as a test bed of what other states might do as the nation moves rapidly toward more sustainable energy technologies.

Stopping Climate Change Starts at Home

As our nation faces another summer season of hurricanes and wildfires it is clear to most that increasingly severe weather is caused by a warming climate. While many states are members of the U.S.

Ensuring Electric Vehicles Are Accessible for All

Lower-income residents living in California neighborhoods surrounded by freeways and highways are disproportionately impacted by air pollution spewed by the millions of gasoline-powered cars and diesel cargo trucks on the road.