The Swell

The Biggest Discovery Of The Great American Solar Eclipse

Anna Gretz
Energy
August 5, 2017
The “Great American Solar Eclipse" of 2017 has illuminated the new reality of American electricity

Enjoying Reliable Electricity? Thank Energy Storage

Anna Gretz
Energy
July 29, 2017
California has a history of major blackouts, especially in the summer, because of the high demand for electricity. When everyone in the entire state is cranking up the A/C, it puts quite a load on the already-fragile power grid. Now, things are different.

California’s Extends Cap And Trade (Which Means Clean Tech Isn’t Going Anywhere)

Anna Gretz
Energy
July 20, 2017
“Tonight, California stood tall and once again, boldly confronted the existential threat of our time. Republicans and Democrats set aside their differences, came together and took courageous action. That’s what good government looks like.” - Jerry Brown

What Senate Bill 700 Could Have Been… And Can Still Be

Anna Gretz
Home Battery
July 12, 2017
SB 700, a new bill that would establish a new Energy Storage initiative in California recently disappeared from the state Assembly agenda without so much as a vote. So what happened? And what’s next for California’s storage-focused legislation?