@ Healthcare Provider Kaiser Permanente Embraces Renewable Microgrids | Charge Bliss*

The road to renewables will not be paved by the environmentalists. Instead, the path is being cut by the accountants, and health care provider Kaiser Permanente is showing how to do it right.

Kaiser is on a mission to slash its carbon emissions on the road to full carbon neutrality by 2020 and is making headway on slashing the half of its footprint that comes from its electricity usage. Kaiser has photovoltaic solar installations on nearly 50 of its buildings today, with plans that could see that number doubling in just the next two years.

Kaiser is looking beyond solar into energy storage, buffeted by the falling prices of stationary energy storage, resulting in a new push to add energy storage to its existing and new solar installations. Read the Rest Here