In: Solar

The Solar Tax Credit Has Been Extended
December 22, 2020

As part of a wider stimulus package, congress passed a bill on December 21, 2020 that included a substantial extension to…

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3G Networks Are Going Away and What It Means for Solar Monitoring
December 17, 2020

We live in a world where technology continues to evolve at a mind-boggling pace.  As part of this evolution, the 3G…

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Best Practices in Solar PV Asset Management: Dedicated System Monitoring
December 8, 2020

For owners and site hosts of solar PV systems, rapid detection and resolution of performance impacting events can provide cost saving…

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Best Practices for Microgrid Project Feasibility Assessments
October 15, 2020

With the proliferation of climate induced power outages and Utility initiated Power Safety Power Shutoff events (PSPS), many public agencies are…

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Wildfire Ash Impacts on Solar PV Systems
October 1, 2020

For organizations in California with solar PV systems, “soiling” can be a constant battle.  Solar panels only work at peak efficiency…

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The Technical & Financial Performance of a Facility Microgrid
May 27, 2020

In our previous TerraBlog post on microgrids, Sizing and Modeling the Performance of a Microgrid, we presented the methodology and tools…

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Increasing The Speed & Scale of Energy Resiliency Programs
May 20, 2020

In response to the emergence of Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events, CCAs and communities are exploring paths to increase community…

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Sizing and Modeling the Performance of a Microgrid
May 12, 2020

In our previous TerraBlog post on microgrids, Technical Challenges & Solutions for Facility Microgrids, we share some technical considerations in analyzing…

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Revenue Opportunities for Existing Solar and Battery Systems
May 5, 2020

Many public agencies and commercial enterprises have deployed solar and battery systems in order to reduce their energy costs and meet…

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Building A Smart Energy Strategy: Optimizing Energy Procurement Plans
April 29, 2020

In our previous articles, we provided an introduction to our approach to developing an energy procurement strategy for the California High-Speed…

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