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Technical Challenges & Solutions for Facility Microgrids

In our TerraBlog series on microgrids, we are exploring some of the key market and technical considerations for evaluating and deploying...

Building a Smart Energy Strategy: Modeling Energy Usage

In our introductory article, we provided an overview of our approach to developing an energy strategy for the California High Speed...

Evaluating the Potential of a Microgrid

In anticipation for upcoming power shutoff events by utility operators to mitigate the risk of wild fires, many public agencies are...

Building a Smart Energy Strategy: An Introduction

In light of electrification plans, renewable energy targets, and ever increasing costs, developing a smart energy strategy continues to be among...

Important New Updates To California’s SGIP (Battery) Incentive

With the advent of the wildfire driven Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events, California has made several important new changes to...

SOMAH Incentive for Solar on Affordable Housing

California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing program (SOMAH) is the nation’s largest investment in solar photovoltaic (PV) for low-income residential properties....

A Smart Backup Power Option for Cities, Schools, and Water Agencies

For the second time in the past two weeks, homes and businesses in California are without power. The prospect of continued...

Economic Impact to a CCAs Resource Adequacy costs with energy storage systems and NEM customers

In our previous TerraBlog post, How CCAs can partner with their NEM customers to reduce their Resource Adequacy costs with energy...

Funding Opportunity for Public Agencies in High Fire Threat Areas

In light of the increasing risk of wildfires and continuing in its commitment to equity, California has modified an incentive program...

The Devil is in the Detail: Solar Project Contract Risks

Earlier this year, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power signed a record-breaking deal for the cheapest solar plus energy...