Eclipse a chance to appreciate value of greater grid integration

Eclipse a chance to appreciate value of greater grid integration

The California Independent System Operator says its ready to handle the August 21 solar eclipse, as it’s already practiced at juggling a fast-growing solar energy load. CAISO’s Eric Schmitt explains that the state may call on the “energy imbalance market” during the...
Energy experts criticize upcoming DOE renewables report

Energy experts criticize upcoming DOE renewables report

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has ordered his department to produce a study on whether the ongoing shift toward renewable energy is affecting the reliability of the electrical grid. A number of experts, clean-energy advocates, and politicians on both sides of the aisle...