Image: NREL/Dennis Schroeder
According to BloombergNEF, around 240 GW of new PV capacity could be deployed in 2023.
Image: Weather Service International
This picture shows the temperature (in Fahrenheit) departure from normal during this recent cold snap.
Late Sunday night, extraordinarily cold temperatures made their way into Texas. As the temperature dropped, the people of Texas switched on the heat, with much of it being electric, in an effort to stay warm. Unfortunately, people weren't the only ones to feel the cold grip of mother nature. Extremely low temperatures, ice, and snow caused power plants to go offline. As the demand for power rapidly shot up, supply drastically fell.
A year ago, Executive Order 20-01 cemented in a place Rhode Island’s goal to meet 100% of the state’s electricity demand with renewable energy by 2030. The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) worked through the year on an economic and energy market analysis, and developed policy and programmatic pathways to meet the goal.
On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 22nd, Tesla held a virtual meeting of shareholders and combined it with Battery Day to announce innovations with their battery cell technology. Battery Day was supposed to be last March but was delayed due to COVID-19. The event was broken up into three main segments: Proxy Vote, Annual Shareholder Presentation, and finally Battery Day.