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State Ground Largely Not Fertile for Microgrids

Feb. 15, 2024
Report reveals most U.S. states and territories are not prepared for the robust build-out of microgrids
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DOL Announces New Independent Contractor Rule

Jan. 29, 2024
New federal guidelines on classifying workers will impact contractors in the construction industry.
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Long-Duration Energy Storage Demonstration Projects

Jan. 19, 2024
State and federal funding of demonstration projects ramp up as renewable energy integration timeline pressures battery solutions.
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Survey Reveals Future of Residential Rooftop Solar

Jan. 2, 2024
The California Solar and Storage Association reveals survey results following the state's net metering program.
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How VR Tools Help Train Electrical Apprentices in BESS Inspection Skills

Dec. 19, 2023
WECA move aimed at improving apprenticeship education, drawing enrollees
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Labor Rules for Inflation Reduction Act Climate Projects Clarified

Sept. 28, 2023
Prevailing wage and apprentice roles are key for contractor participation.
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How Microgrid Applications Are Expanding to Housing Market

Sept. 1, 2023
Microgrid-connected housing advances as resilience and sustainability lure buyers.
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Rendering of a prototype of a Greenlane commercial truck EV charging station.

Heavy-Duty EV Truck Charging Network Expansion

Aug. 16, 2023
Study predicts steady growth as charge point operators like Greenlane announce plans.
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Power Line Reconductoring Considerations

July 31, 2023
Industry and Department of Energy fire up talk of advanced conductors as central to needed grid renewal.