Grid Defection

One World Trade Center Deemed Tallest Building In North America

Quick Take: When I talk at industry conferences and private events, I often remind utility leaders that they now have new allies. Climate groups that previously saw utilities as carbon-spewing monopolists now understand the essential role they play in integrating renewables. As a result, organizations such as the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Environmental Defense… Keep reading →

Sunset Lines Up With Manhattan's Street Grid

Customer grid defection through self-generation and storage not good from societal point of view  Utilities in the US and elsewhere facing rapid rise of solar PVs are more or less unanimous on two remedies to address the revenue erosion challenge facing them: First, reducing the incentives to self-generation and Second, increasing the fixed charges customers… Keep reading →

(FILES) Photo dated 27 October 2006 show

Ranking the challenges of a distributed energy future at Grid Edge Live 2014. The grid edge is a complex realm, combining traditional utility operations with the emerging world of distributed energy generation and control. Greentech Media’s inaugural Grid Edge Live conference, taking place this week in San Diego, is dedicated to finding solutions to these complex,… Keep reading →