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Bringing Batteries to the Helm of Grid Services

India’s electricity market has undergone several changes in recent years. The share of variable renewable energy in the generation mix has increased, the market has seen the consolidation of a single, synchronous national grid, and there has been a heightened emphasis on reliability and stability of system operations.

The California Blackout that Wasn’t

People pay a lot of attention when the power goes out, but we tend to not notice when the grid remains stable—even under trying conditions. On June 17 and 18, record heat in California led the state’s grid operator to call on residents to reduce electricity usage through issuing a…

Why High-Efficiency Cooling Is a Climate Priority

The world leaders of the Group of Seven, better known as G7, released a long communique following their recent meeting in Cornwall, detailing their plans to address the COVID-19 pandemic and “build back better.” In a departure from the previous G7 meeting in 2019, which ended with a…