June 17, 2024


LPO Announces $72.8M Loan for Tribal Microgrid
Currently under construction, the Viejas microgrid will combine 15 MW of solar with 38 MWh of long-duration, non-lithium storage and is the first loan the LPO has made under its long-dormant Tribal Energy Financing Program.
Electric Power Research Institute
How Much Energy It Will Take to Electrify Trucking
Achieving net zero emissions from transportation by 2050 will require an additional 1,800 terawatt-hours per year, the Electric Power Research Institute said.
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JFK Airport Adding Solar/Fuel Cell Microgrid
New York’s JFK Airport is planning an 11.3-MW microgrid powered by solar and fuel cells to cut emissions and continue operations during power outages.
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Move-in Date Approaches for Calif. Microgrid Community
Residents will soon be moving into a new microgrid community in Southern California — a project that’s being called first of its kind in the state.
California Energy Commission Grants Long-Duration Storage Project $31M
A 60 MWh long-duration storage project using vanadium flow and zinc hybrid cathode batteries received a $31 million grant from the California Energy Commission.
Wind Energy Market Sees Rising Penetration, Falling Value, DOE Reports
DOE released three wind energy market reports, which together provide a view of the push and pull of forces now shaping the growth of the industry in the U.S.
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Need for Nuclear, Grid Reliability Top Fed Officials’ Concerns
Officials from the departments of Energy and Defense expressed their concerns about the growing threats to the grid at a D.C. forum.
Maryland Bills Could Boost Community Solar, Local Resilience, Clean Trucks
Community solar projects in Maryland could get bigger and get a break in property taxes thanks to two bills approved by the state’s General Assembly.
U.S. Federal Transit Administrat
NJ Transit Advances with EV Bus, Sustainability Plans
NJ Transit is pursuing its first ever planning process to draft a sustainable agency future as it plans to launch its first electric bus program.
PG&E Building ‘Remote Grids’ in Fire-prone Areas
PG&E plans to build more standalone “remote grids” in California, allowing the utility to remove distribution lines serving small groups of isolated customers as a way to reduce wildfire danger.

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