A unique partnership with a California startup helps link the Illinois utility with community action agencies, expanding efficiency programs’ reach.
The state law seeks to avoid blackouts and other grid problems when its marijuana law takes effect Jan. 1.
Sacramento’s municipal utility will use blockchain software to track rewards for customers who charge with solar power.
Several utilities are testing new programs and technology to encourage drivers to fill up batteries during off-peak hours.
Industry groups argue that even batteries that don’t meet the 10-hour threshold still provide the same reliability benefits as fossil fuel power plants.