var _ss = _ss || []; _ss.push('_setDomain', '[; _ss.push(['_setAccount', 'KOI-49VSH3RYVC']); _ss.push(['_trackPageView']); (function() { var ss = document.createElement('script'); ss.type = 'text/javascript'; ss.async = true; ss.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? '[https://' : 'http://]https://' : 'http://') + ''; var scr = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; scr.parentNode.insertBefore(ss, scr); } )();

Distributed Energy Solutions Archives - CREtech Climate

Lauren July 05, 2022

After Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico five years ago, toppling the island’s electricity system, the government vowed to build a cleaner, more resilient grid in its place. To date, the progress has been piecemeal — so much so that residents are taking matte...

Lauren March 28, 2022

The grid-management firm SparkMeter raised $10 million from Accurant International, as well as existing investors Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Clean Energy Ventures, Axios' Alan Neuhauser reports.

Lauren February 07, 2022

The nation’s largest electric grid operator, PJM Interconnection, is so clogged with requests from energy developers seeking connections to its  regional transmission network in the eastern United States that it is proposing a two-year pause on reviewing more than 1,200 energy projects, most of them solar power.

brandonlin August 24, 2021

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and ETH Zurich have released a new study investigating to what extent direct capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the ambient air can help to effectively remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. The findin...

Lauren August 12, 2021

States with ambitious climate targets are now grappling with how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from all sectors of the economy — including the natural gas sector. Natural gas utilities will need to take meaningful action to cut the carbon emissions that result from burning the fuel supplied by their sprawling distribution networks, as well as to plug the methane lea...

Lauren August 10, 2021

Schneider Electric has released its half-year progress report on its 2021-2025 sustainability impact targets, which are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and linked to executive compensation.

brandonlin July 25, 2021

Circuit breakers can be found anywhere that electricity flows, preventing overloads from shorting circuits and starting fires. But the fundamental design of these electromechanical switches has changed little from the days of Thomas Edison, despite the rapid modernization and digitalization of the electricity world around them.

brandonlin July 22, 2021

There’s never been a better time to build grid batteries, nor a harder time to get your hands on them.

After years of being “the next big thing,” energy storage in the U.S. has become a billion-dollar annual market. More companies are flocking to the space as new battery plants break size records every few months. ...