A lot of news regarding microgrids and distributed energy resources development this past week, including NY’s ConEd partnering with SunPower and Sunverge to install residential solar PV and Li-ion battery storage systems to build to pilot virtual power plants in Brooklyn and Queens.
Netherlands tests automated-energy homes Solar Powered Washing Machine Knows When Sun Shines Smart Grid Works for Utilities, but Not Yet for Consumers U.S. Army Uses Big Battery in Microgrid Test Government must continue with feed-in tariff Solar-produced power is money in the bank SunShot: Lowering the Price of Electricity from the Sun
What is happening in the US? Will Congress step up to the president’s challenge to take the steps to boost renewable energy?While many renewable energy projects are stalling, Texas (the leading producer of crude oil in the US) is setting the standard in for wind power. Break out your sunscreen so you can attend the Smart Grid Technology Conference 2011, to be held on San Jose, California on June 1st and 2nd. A […]