How Clean Energy Figured in State-level Midterm Elections

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared on Coronal Energy Insights, and is being republished with permission of the author.    In the historic recent midterm elections—where seven governor’s seats and seven state legislatures switched from Republican to Democrat—voters continued to voice their strong support for renewable and advanced energy. In addition, voters split on several key ballot initiatives in…

IBM on the Role of Blockchain for Renewable Energy
A Conversation with Neil Gerber, Global Director of New Energy and Blockchain at IBM

EDITOR’S NOTE: The role of blockchain applications for promoting a modern grid that values flexibility, competition, reliability and resilience will be among the many diverse topics of discussion at ACORE’s inaugural Renewable Energy Grid Forum, taking place on November 8 in San Francisco. For more information and to register, please visit: www.renewablegridforum.org.   Blockchain, the…

Grid Flexible Solar
Key to Unlocking Clean Energy Grid of the Future

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared in the September 2018 issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly. Posting with permission of the publisher. Today’s power grid is evolving. In recent years, a confluence of factors has fundamentally altered how electricity is generated, delivered, and consumed. Prices for utility-scale solar and other renewable resources have plummeted to the…

The Role of Renewables in the Virtuous Circle of Sustainability

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared on Deloitte Insights and covers a range of issues that will be discussed at the 2018 Deloitte Renewable Energy Seminar: Scaling new heights in Denver, CO August 15-17. Speakers and sessions at the Deloitte Renewable Energy Seminar will focus on advancements in technology, innovation at utilities, and address the…

New IRS Guidance Makes the Future of U.S. Solar Even Brighter

The long-awaited action last Friday by the Treasury Department to finalize important “commence construction” guidance will continue market momentum and drive additional investment and deployment in solar and other renewable energy resources by providing certainty to investors and developers. In a nutshell, projects using solar energy and Section 48 technologies will have options that resemble those…