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Clean energy microgrid to power MSU College View development

Mississippi State University Summary STARKVILLE, Miss.—An advanced energy system at Mississippi State’s new College View development will help the university continue to improve campus efficiency and resiliency. College View, a public-private partnership between MSU and Greystar Real Estate...


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DC votes in favor of the nation's most aggressive 100% renewable energy target

Christian Roselund, PV Magazine Summary The nation’s capitol is close to mandating that PEPCO serve the district’s entire electric demand with renewables by 2032 – and that all vehicle fleets in the city go 100% low-or-zero emissions by 2045. But the bill isn’t done yet. On the same day...


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Distribution system planning: Proactively planning for more distributed assets at the grid edge

Coley Girouard and Ryan Katofsky, Advanced Energy Perspectives Summary This is the seventh in an occasional series from AEE, originally published in Utility Dive, that addresses how the power sector can successfully transition to a 21st Century Electricity System. U.S. utilities invest...


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Responding to disruptive trends in energy

Energy Matters Summary Energy storage, distributed energy, renewables, and electric vehicles powered by a smart grid are among the main disruptive trends in the global energy sector. Advances in technology and a global call to preserve the environment, combined with consumer demand for more...


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Early Interest in Peel Business Park

Mal Gill, Farm Weekly Summary A SUSTAINABLE energy services company and corporate cousin to WA’s freight rail network operator may become the first business to establish at the agribusiness-focused Peel Business Park, Nambeelup. Two weeks after LandCorp released the first 12 lots –...


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US Military Microgrids Are Using More Renewables and Batteries

Emma Foehringer Merchant, Greentech Media Summary Energy resilience has long been a priority for the military. The Department of Defense is increasingly turning to clean energy in resilience applications. (Photo: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District) The White House's...


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MRC Submits Comments to FERC in Response to Reliability Pricing Model Submitted by PJM

On November 6, 2018, the MRC filed comments to FERC in response to the proposal for revisions to its Reliability Pricing Model (RPM) submitted by PJM in response to the Commission's "Capacity Order" dated June 29, 2018. #MRC #FederalPolicy #PolicyandRegulation ...

MRC Comments EL16-49 et al.pdf


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Microgrids Seek Path out of Regulatory Limbo

Michael Brooks, RTO Insider FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur addresses the Microgrid 2.0 conference in Baltimore. (Photo: International District Energy Association) Summary “The phenomenon that I think FERC confronts and other agencies in Washington confront is that there’s been a...


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Puerto Rico Mulls Shift to 100% Renewable Energy After Hurricanes

Emily Holbrook, Energy Manager Today Summary Regulators in Puerto Rico have introduced a clean energy bill that would put the island on the path to getting 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2050. The bill calls for 20% renewable electricity by 2025, 50% by 2040, and 100% by...


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Achieving Climate Targets by Increasing Electricity Consumption

WIREs Authors, Advanced Science News Summary On the search for possibilities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the substitution of fossil fuels through emission-free energy carriers has received increasing attention amongst researchers. In this context, the term “electrification” has been...