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New study finds U.S. wind and solar generation provided $249 billion in climate and air quality health benefits from 2019 - 2022

We are pleased to announce a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Cell Reports Sustainability that focuses o... Read more

Analysis sheds light on how the market has evolved one year after the phase-out of net metering

On December 15, 2022, the California Public Utilities Commission passed an overhaul of the net metering program for the ... Read more

Exploring Wholesale Energy Price Trends: The Renewables and Wholesale Electricity Prices (ReWEP) tool, Version 2024.1

The Renewables and Wholesale Electricity Prices (ReWEP) visualization tool from Berkeley Lab has been updated with nodal... Read more