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President Biden Announces $1 Billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

On September 2, President Biden announced regional awards for the $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge. This program was instated as a part of the American Rescue Plan to help boost economic activity in communities. This $1 billion grant competition challenged communities to identify a set of interwoven investments that could transform their local …

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4 Decarbonization Solutions Corporations can Deploy

The global push for decarbonization has grown recently, with governments and organizations emphasizing efforts to reach a net-zero carbon emissions future. Decarbonization is often oriented towards a country’s economy and is achieved by targeting the most carbon-intensive industries and finding innovative solutions to cut carbon emissions. With this in mind, this is a multitude of …

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Texas Power Grid Failure Offset by Renewable Energy

As summer temperatures have continued to rise with a record-breaking heat wave rolling through the nation, the U.S. feared another Texas power grid failure. Luckily, Texas’s independent energy grid remained afloat with multiple adjustments involving renewable and energy efficiency production and practices. Many Texans increased their thermostat temperatures to help save power. Additionally, the Electric …

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Biden Administration Pauses New Solar Tariffs

On Monday, June 6, the Biden Administration announced a two-year pause on new solar tariffs for the solar industry amidst a rise in demand for energy. With United States solar developers dependent on imported solar panels and parts, this shift will positively impact domestic developers while negatively impacting domestic manufacturing.  Why was the solar tariff …

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How to Leverage Commercial Microgrids

Commercial microgrids are local energy grids with the ability to operate autonomously from the grid. Commercial facilities like industrial warehouses & distribution centers, office buildings, multifamily buildings and retail shops & restaurants can leverage the many microgrids offer. These include increased electric reliability & resilience, lower energy costs, a stronger central grid, increased cyber security, emergency …

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New Jersey Law Requires Solar for Distribution Warehouses

A New Jersey law bill A3352 requiring solar for distribution warehouses was recently singed by Gov. Phil Murphy to take effect immediately. This law stipulates that all new warehouses of 100,000 square feet or larger be “solar-ready” or secure up to 40 percent of roof space for solar arrays. Rooftop solar array’s are pictured above …

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How the Investment Tax Credit for Energy Storage Systems Over 5kWh Could Benefit You

With the United Nations climate summit going on in Glasgow, U.K. this week and next, it is apparent that governments across the globe are making overdue efforts to curtail climate change to the best of their abilities. New regulations, funding, legislation and incentives are popping up in nations worldwide, including the U.S. Policy makers, clean …

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3 Practical Benefits of Commercial Batteries

Commercial batteries are an asset to any energy project. Batteries provide the already valuable project project with the added benefits associated with an energy storage system such as lower electrical demand charges and a lower carbon footprint for your organization. Additional benefits of commercial batteries include storage for onsite power generation, disaster recovery, and peak …

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5 Benefits of SolarEdge Inverters

SolarEdge inverters are part of many solar projects installations we at EnergyLink have completed. With these installations our team and customers have experienced first-hand the benefits this technology can bring to a solar project long after its completion. Inverters, and SolarEdge inverters specifically, provide a service necessary for the conversion of electricity from panel to …

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Why is Electrification Important?

Electrification has become popular term within the renewable energy industry. This is due in part to its significant and powerful capabilities. With the right resources, electrification has the potential to alleviate the impacts of climate change. As electrification becomes more prevalent, it is important to understand what it means and why it matters. What is …

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