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How battery energy storage systems can reduce CCAs GHG emissions
July 18, 2019

In our previous TerraBlog post, How CCAs can model and deploy DERs, we shared the process and results for modeling energy…

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How Energy Master Planning Keeps your Energy Costs Down
July 10, 2019

You may wonder what the best, most effective way is to lower your energy costs. The answer is a comprehensive approach…

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How CCAs can model and deploy battery energy storage systems and DERs
July 8, 2019

With the rapid emergence of community choice energy agencies (CCAs) throughout the state, California schools, municipalities and other public agencies are…

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Solar Requires A Completely Different Dashboard
November 21, 2018

I recently had the opportunity to drive Tesla’s new Model 3. Self-driving, lightning fast, and ninja quiet, it is truly a…

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Is It Time To Buyout Your Solar PPA
August 20, 2018

It’s been more than ten years since the passage of the California Solar Initiative (CSI) and Federal Solar Tax Credit legislation….

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The Top 5 Ways Solar Owners Lose Money
July 16, 2018

How much money did you lose last year on your solar investment? In California alone, we’ve seen 21 gigawatts of solar…

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City Loses Thousands. Discovered Their Solar Was Off For 3 Years.
July 16, 2018

Imagine this. You are hired as an intern for a local government agency and tasked with creating an inventory of their…

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New Sources of Revenue and Cost Savings for Water Agencies, Schools and Other Public Agencies Using Battery Storage
October 28, 2017

As SCE continues to increase the demand charge component of TOU rate structures, public agencies in SCE territory are considering the…

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Urgent: DSA Says To Do a Solar Panel Safety Check
August 10, 2017

The California Division of the State Architect recently notified school districts and solar contractors of three instances where solar panels dislodged…

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Prop 39 Deadline Gets Extended and How to Get Ready for Summer 2018 Construction
July 19, 2017

Earlier this week, the Governor signed, AB 110, legislation that extends Prop 39: the Clean Energy Jobs Act, indefinitely. If you…

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