Energy Futures Group

Sunrun proposes solar+storage virtual power plants across Puerto Rico

Sunrun has proposed quick deployment of solar-plus-storage virtual power plants across Puerto Rico, while clean energy groups found the island utility’s resource modeling disadvantaged solar, and showed that Hawaii is deploying renewables at twice the rate proposed for Puerto Rico.  Their input came in the form of testimony on the draft integrated resource plan (IRP) …

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States could save consumers billions with solar, by requiring transparent utility modeling

In Michigan, experts found $100 million in potential customer savings from promptly adding 2 GW of solar, as they showed in a regulatory proceeding. Many other states could have a similar opportunity by requiring transparent utility resource modeling—totaling in the billions of dollars across all states. It was not easy to discover the savings potential …

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