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Has solar energy been deployed to the point of no return? Some researchers think so

Solar energy may see widespread adoption even without additional policies supporting renewable energy, says a recent study.
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3 questions will shape Biden’s hydrogen plan

The Treasury Department guidance will chart the path for the hydrogen industry's emissions.
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solar-panel backlash

The solar-panel backlash is here

On sunny days, some states can waste lots of clean energy. Their response has been to make panels less affordable.
power grid storage energy transition
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Work now, benefit later: The energy transition will be stored for the future

Long duration energy storage, much like the federal government’s efforts to boost it, is about doing the work now and reaping the benefits later.

extreme weather & hydroelectric dams

Hydro dams are struggling to handle the world’s intensifying weather

Climate change is robbing some hydro dams of water while oversupplying others—forcing managers to employ new forecasting technology and clever strategies to capitalize on what they have.
Vermont utility will give customers batteries

Vermont utility plans to end outages by giving customers batteries

Green Mountain Power is asking state regulators to let it buy batteries it will install at customers’ homes, saying doing so will be cheaper than putting up more power lines.
batteries & texas power grid

Battery storage expands in Texas as power grid struggles with record heat

This summer, industrial scale batteries have helped boost the energy supply during critical evening hours. Battery storage represents a small fraction of Texas’ energy mix now, but it’s expected to rise sharply in coming years.
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