It’s a new era for the United States electric grid and in the second paper in a series on grid modernization, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) tackles the need for improved distribution planning and operations.
Following is a comment by Tom Kimbis, acting president of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on the agreement by the United States, Mexico and Canada to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by relying on clean energy sources for 50 percent of electricity generation by 2025
In a recent report, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory summarizes the Integrated Resource Plans of major Western U.S. utilities to assess their assumptions about future changes within the electricity markets they serve.
WASHINGTON, DC – A study released today shows ratepayers in North Carolina could see $26 million in energy savings annually if the state were to add 400 megawatts (MW) of wholesale solar and 100 MW of distributed solar generation.
Pursuant to Rules 211 and 214 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) Rules of Practice and Procedure, the Solar Energy Industries Association respectfully submits this protest regarding PacifiCorp’s proposed revisions to its Open Access Transmission Tariff (“OATT”) Schedules 3 and 3A. PacifiCorp proposes to substantially increase its rates for Schedule 3: Regulation and Frequency Response Service, and also asks for differentiated cost recovery to serve variable energy resource (VER) and non-VER generators exporting power from PacifiCorp’s Balancing Authority Area (“BAA”) under Schedule 3A.
SEIA filed with FERC on Final Rule on Integration of Variable Energy Resources in FERC Docket No. RM10-11
“In his role at the Department of the Interior, Secretary Salazar oversees the best solar resources in the world and understands that we need to put this clean, domestic resources to work for America,” said Rhone Resch, president of SEIA.
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) President and CEO Rhone Resch released the following statement in response to today’s announcement by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that it is developing new rules regarding transmission planning and cost allocation.
ne Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement today commending the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) approval of a final rule on transmission cost allocation.