Transforming the Power Industry with DERMS Deployments and Beyond

Credit to Author: Seth Frader-Thompson| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 20:58:35 +0000

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The shift from energy consumers to prosumers is fundamentally changing the relationship between utilities and their customers. Behind-the-meter distributed energy resources (DERs) transform the ways households consume, generate, and store power. In the U.S., there are now about 15 million smart thermostats, 2 million solar installations, and 1.5 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road. And […]

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Partnership’s New Charge—Pair EVs with Utilities, Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:00:00 +0000

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Integrating electric vehicles (EVs) with the power grid has become a focus for utilities, particularly in areas with large concentrations of EVs. It also is another way for utilities to expand their business models, as they partner with companies involved with charging stations and residential energy storage applications. EnergyHub, a distributed energy resources (DERs) management […]

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Partnership’s New Charge—Pair EVs with Utilities, Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:00:00 +0000

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Enel X JuiceBox

Integrating electric vehicles (EVs) with the power grid has become a focus for utilities, particularly in areas with large concentrations of EVs. It also is another way for utilities to expand their business models, as they partner with companies involved with charging stations and residential energy storage applications. EnergyHub, a distributed energy resources (DERs) management […]

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FERC Opens Electricity Markets to Distributed Resource Aggregators

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 00:29:15 +0000

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By Bud Earley and Mark Perlis, Covington & Burling LLP The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 17, 2020, approved a final rule that will enable distributed energy resource aggregators to compete in organized wholesale electricity markets.  Distributed energy resources (DERs) are located on the electric  distribution system or behind the customer meter and […]

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FERC Opens Electricity Markets to Distributed Resource Aggregators

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 00:29:15 +0000

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By Bud Earley and Mark Perlis, Covington & Burling LLP The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 17, 2020, approved a final rule that will enable distributed energy resource aggregators to compete in organized wholesale electricity markets.  Distributed energy resources (DERs) are located on the electric  distribution system or behind the customer meter and […]

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The POWER Interview: Financial Benefits of Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 16:31:16 +0000

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Speakers at POWER’s recent Distributed Energy Experience were unanimous in their agreement that energy storage is a game-changing technology for the power generation sector. Storage provides for more reliability and resilience, and already is proving its importance to supporting the growth of solar and wind power. Utilities are incorporating storage into their generation portfolios. It […]

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The POWER Interview: Financial Benefits of Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 16:31:16 +0000

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battery-energy-storage-system

Speakers at POWER’s recent Distributed Energy Experience were unanimous in their agreement that energy storage is a game-changing technology for the power generation sector. Storage provides for more reliability and resilience, and already is proving its importance to supporting the growth of solar and wind power. Utilities are incorporating storage into their generation portfolios. It […]

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Gearing Up for Grid Integration

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 04:04:00 +0000

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The growing adoption of distributed energy resources presents another challenge for utilities and grid operators as they design and plan for how electricity is produced and delivered. The past few years have

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The POWER Interview: Modernizing the Grid with DERs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 20:42:19 +0000

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Energy industry experts have for years talked about the need to modernize the power grid. The focus can be on replacing and upgrading infrastructure, improving the efficiency of power delivery through digitization and smart grid technologies, or on the dispatch of renewable energy resources. Often, it’s all of the above. Industry analysts know that a […]

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We Should Drive EVs To Use Extra Electricity Capacity

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 21:07:51 +0000

The need to decarbonize our economy presents new opportunities to increase electricity demand beneficially. And doing that — particularly by electrifying transportation — has never been cheaper or easier to do than it is now

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