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There’s an inherent conflict of interest between regulatory pushes for more distributed energy resources (DERs) and a utility’s ability to make money with traditional rate-making approaches. That’s because traditional incentives…
This past July, Coley Girouard, an associate at the power-sector trade group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), produced a Greentech Media piece on the most important regulatory trends for 2017. Each…
ROI goes beyond efficiency
Poised for considerable growth in the coming decade, energy storage will provide many services traditionally performed with other devices.
Getting ahead of prepaid can pay off for utilities
Smart grid services reduce the utility’s burdens of maintenance and management
How three rural utilities made the move to AMI technology
Utilities find ways to meet load management goals
Lessons learned and “beyond metering” benefits.
The traditional business model at a crossroads, beset by more new challenges than ever.
The structural changes needed to enable a two-way distribution grid.
What’s the future of utility rate structures?
Connectivity’s impact on the grid: network technologies are changing how utilities look at infrastructure, emerging smart city applications, the potential for energy storage and more.
The new customer relationship: benefits and challenges of solar adoption, prepaid utility service and marketing emerging programs.