Tag: DERs

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utilizing Data Is Key for Top Grid, Power Plant Performance

May 1, 2023

Via: PowerMag

There are many reasons utilities and power plant operators need to enable advanced analytics to better utilize data. It could start with better load forecasting with real-time updates, supporting both power plant operations and the electricity grid. Data also is […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

How utilities can take the next step in being digital

April 10, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

The energy transition is driving a fundamental reset of the traditional utility business model. There is an acceleration of interconnections of distributed energy resources (DERs) and large-scale renewables, a generation of utility experts are retiring, and the pandemic shifted a […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

A dirty little secret in our clean energy evolution … it’s really hard to bill customers on the modern rates we need to decarbonize

January 30, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

Over the past several years, we’ve seen a brave new utility model emerge. Renewables, smart meters, distributed energy resources (DERs), and so much more have had a profound impact on utilities and are fundamental to achieving our decarbonization goals. This […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Renewable Energy Future Includes DERs to Support Decarbonization

February 10, 2022

Via: PowerMag

All market indicators show that distributed energy resources (DERs) boom will continue into this year and beyond. In fact, a recent Frost & Sullivan report states the global annual investments in DERs will increase by 75% by 2030. We’ve seen […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

DOE Envisions Future Grid’s Transformation into a ‘Network’

October 22, 2021

Via: PowerMag

The grid must accommodate more inverter-based generation and adequately handle the bi-directional flow of electricity, but it must also apply alternative grid configurations and coordinate planning and operations across multiple participants and jurisdictions. That’s the vision Michael Pesin, deputy assistant […]


5 Trends Utilities Need to Watch in 2017

December 30, 2016

Via: Greentech Media

As 2016 fades away, a new year approaches with a new set of unknowns for the evolving energy sector. A variety of different assets are coming on-line and challenging utilities that, even just a few years ago, did not have […]

Electric Utility

New York utilities present 5-year DER plans

July 11, 2016

Via: FierceSmartGrid

Last week, New York’s six investor-owned utilities submitted five-year plans to add distributed energy resources (DERs) to the electric grid, EnergyWire reported. The plans proposed ways to modernize the grid without a complete grid overhaul, instead using efficiency, storage and […]