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Solar Energy Innovation Network Blog

The Solar Energy Innovation Network blog provides updates and insights from participating teams and NREL staff as they study and implement innovation applications of solar energy across the country.

Charting the Course to Clean Energy for Three Utah Cities

November 21, 2019 by Renewable Electricity Impacts and Solutions in Utah

Three Utah cities—Salt Lake City, Park City, and Moab—have formed a unique partnership with the state’s primary electric utility company to participate in the Solar Energy Innovation Network. Continue reading

Charging Ahead: Key Decisions for Communities Investing in Solar-Powered Electric Transportation

August 12, 2019 by Montana Solar-Powered Transportation Initiative Team

How can electric transportation help communities save money, improve air quality, and help meet sustainability and energy goals? Continue reading

Accelerating Impact through Collaboration—A Summary of the Innovation Network Symposium

July 30, 2019 by NREL Staff

How can solar and electric vehicle charging be paired effectively? How can distribution utilities anticipate and cost-effectively address potential grid constraints associated with distributed energy resources (DERs)? What role can DERs play in meeting resilience objectives? Continue reading