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New York at nightNew York Power Authority Releases Small Clean Power Plant Adaptation Study

April 28, 2022

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) released a report developed by E3, in collaboration with GE Energy Consulting, examining the …

Autumn Foliage at Acadia National ParkE3 Provides Storage Analysis for the State of Maine

March 30, 2022

The State of Maine has one of the largest energy storage targets in the United States relative to its electric …

E3 Designs Action Plan for New York City Government to Meet Emissions Reduction Goals

January 18, 2022

Last month, E3 completed the development of New York City’s Local Law 97 (LL97) Implementation Action Plan. The implementation action …

New E3 Reports Quantify the Health Benefits of Reducing Fossil Fuel Use in California

January 14, 2022

This week, the California Public Utilities Commission released two reports produced by E3 in collaboration with Commission staff and partners at …

Rooftop SolarNew York Announces Plan, Supported by E3 Analysis, to Achieve 10 GW of Distributed Solar by 2030

January 12, 2022

Last month, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced a new roadmap for New York to achieve the installation of at …

CPUC Approves 2021 Avoided Costs for Valuing Distributed Energy Resources

June 28, 2021

On June 24th the CPUC approved the 2021 update to the Distributed Energy Resources Avoided Cost Calculator (ACC) in a 5-0 vote. …

New E3 Report Estimates Distribution Upgrade Costs Necessary for Rapid Car and Truck Electrification

June 25, 2021

By 2035, electric vehicles (EVs) can encompass all new light-duty and medium-duty vehicle sales as well as all heavy-duty truck …

Wind turbines and solar panelsNew Whitepaper from E3 and Mainspring Energy Demonstrates the Need for Firm Generation in California Microgrids

March 9, 2021

Interest and investment in microgrids across the U.S. have grown tremendously in recent years with microgrids increasingly considered to provide …

Customer Sited Solar PanelsAlternative Ratemaking Mechanisms for DERs in California – E3 Whitepaper Proposes Framework for a Net Energy Metering (NEM) Successor Tariff

February 12, 2021

Utility customers in California are eligible for a state program, called Net Energy Metering (NEM), that applies to customers who …

E3 Op-Ed: New and Better Planning Models Will Help Unlock a Reliable Zero-Carbon Grid

January 6, 2021

In a recent opinion article published at Utility Dive, two E3 experts explain that advances in grid planning models will …

E3 Launches Advanced Utility Rates Group

November 16, 2020

The energy industry is undergoing a drastic transformation as a result of increasing commitments to decarbonization goals. To help utility …

Minnesota Storage Economics: Solar + Storage Now, Stand-Alone in 2025

January 17, 2020

In response to state legislation passed last year, E3 recently completed a Minnesota energy storage cost-benefit analysis following a competitive …

E3 Helps New York Identify Candidates for Peaker Replacement with Storage

July 19, 2019

In a groundbreaking analysis for New York, E3 found that at least 275 MW of the state's fossil-fueled peaking units, …

Join Us! Modeling Solar + Storage for Distribution Deferral, E3/CEC Workshop June 13

June 7, 2019

On June 13, join E3 for a workshop hosted by the California Energy Commission where we’ll present an in-depth distribution deferral …

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