Utilities Propose Resiliency Adders that Could Benefit California Microgrids

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As California braces for a hot summer and another wildfire season, the state’s two largest utilities have put forward proposals aimed at mitigating those risks, including "resiliency adders," incentives that could encourage the development of microgrids. Both Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Edison (SCE) have petitioned the … [Read more...]

California Virtual Power Plant “Shattering Records” for Distributed Energy Storage

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Southern California Edison’s (SCE) five-year-old experiment with local energy has brought about a new world record with a virtual power plant delivering 2 GWh of grid services, according to AMS, the project designer and operator. In 2018 -- its first year of operation -- the virtual power plant was dispatched 250 times to the California … [Read more...]

First Tesla, Now Shell: Advanced Microgrid Solutions Teams with Big Players

Just a few weeks after announcing a deal with Tesla, Advanced Microgrid Solutions has also signed a 20-MW battery agreement with Shell Energy. The young California upstart, a women-led venture, will install battery storage for Shell’s commercial, industrial and utility customer’s in California. The two deals indicate that AMS is on to … [Read more...]