solar grid

California Continues to Set Daily Records for Utility-Scale Solar Energy

June 26, 2014 by U.S. EIA: Today in Energy

California Solar

On Sunday, June 1, 2014, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) recorded a record midday hourly peak of 4,767 megawatts of alternating current of utility-generated solar generated electricity delivered into the California electricity grid.[read more]

Hawaii's Solar-Grid Landscape and the 'Nessie Curve'

February 14, 2014 by Jeff St. John

Hawaii and the Solar Grid

If California grid planners are worried about the famous “Duck Curve,” which is used to represent the future disruptions that distributed solar PV systems will have on the state’s grid, they should do themselves a favor and check out Hawaii’s “Nessie Curve.”[read more]