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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1A new report, “Integrating Renewable Energy Into the Electricity Grid,” prepared by The Brattle Group for the Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEE Institute) finds that high penetration levels of renewable generation are not only technically feasible but are already being managed without compromising reliability of electric power service. This suggests that an increasing share of renewable energy can be integrated into the nationwide electricity system going forward.
  • Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE) has announced that it has signed a cooperative agreement with the French Polynesian government to deploy its low-carbon, integrated solutions, to facilitate a sustainable environment for its citizens. With SFCE’s clean energy applications, French Polynesia will be the first country in the South Pacific Region to demonstrate the move towards a clean energy future, by establishing itself as a low-carbon, green island.
  • ClearPath, a private foundation dedicated to building support for center-right clean energy and climate solutions, has announced the launch of its first major initiative, The digital platform showcases information on solutions that support U.S. innovation, economic growth, job creation, and energy independence. With a total endowment of $165 million, ClearPath develops cutting edge digital media platforms, makes strategic grants for research and policy development, and engages in targeted advocacy at both the state and national levels. $40 million is committed to these collective efforts through to the end of 2016. Founder Jay Faison has personally committed an additional $10 million endowment to a 501(c)(4), which is underway and will raise additional funds.
  • eMotorWerks has announced a partnership with Slingshot Power to offer a solar package that delivers the most advanced residential charging solution at an attractive bundled price to enable a cleaner, more resilient and more affordable way of charging electric vehicles. Customers contracting with Slingshot Power will receive a free JuiceBox Pro 40. Its advanced time-of-use functionality and ability to react to electric grid conditions allows EV drivers to minimize adverse impact on the grid while maximizing the use of clean energy to recharge their cars.
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