Electricity providers can meet renewable energy portfolio standards while still relying on fossil fuels during high-demand hours. But by matching renewable energy supply to demand every hour of the day, San Mateo County’s Peninsula Clean Energy seeks to fully decarbonize the grid. We spoke with CEO Jan Pepper to learn more.
How can local governments can help advance clean energy technology? Investor-owned utilities dominate the electricity market in the United States, but community choice aggregators let municipalities control their own energy strategy.