California Marks Important Milestone for Balancing Grid Needs, Consumer Protection in Key Smart Inverter Function
New reporting requirements for California utilities provide greater customer protection regarding the use of volt-watt, an important smart inverter function. Volt-watt is one of the “scariest” smart inverter functions for customers and developers, and this is a first of its kind customer-facing development for smart inverter regulatory issues from the only state that has fully...
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Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) to Host Customer Grid Edge Committee
IREC announced today that it will host Customer Grid Edge (CGE)—a committee of experts that seeks to improve interoperability between energy service providers and customer-sited equipment including renewable energy, energy storage, and microgrids.
Equity & Inclusion
Environmental History and Black History are Intertwined: Celebrating Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month, we are highlighting Black environmentalists that have changed and continue to change the clean energy landscape for the better.
The Solar Foundation and IREC to Unite With Expanded Impact
The Solar Foundation and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) today announced they have signed an agreement to merge into a single, expanded nonprofit dedicated to the rapid adoption of clean energy.
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Weatherization Benefits Start at Home, but Reach Much Further
Weatherization is the important practice of modifying buildings to optimize energy efficiency and protect interiors from the elements.
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Energy Efficiency Plays Crucial Role in a 100% Clean Energy Future
Energy efficiency cuts down on waste by reducing the amount of energy required to achieve the same, or an even better, result.