Better realtime loss analysis tells utilities where solar, storage DER make sense

The Department of Energy estimates that more than 60 percent of the source energy used to generate electricity is lost before it is consumed in our homes. Distribution system losses alone account for over $19 billion in the U.S. annually, in real physical losses and Unaccounted for Energy (UFE), the costs of which are [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:02:40+00:00September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Transitioning to Transactive Cost of Service

The proliferation of DERs and the emerging “prosumer” are rapidly changing the way electricity is generated, distributed and consumed.   This transformational shift in physical power delivery is beginning to turn the utility business model of the past century on its head.  For investor-owned utilities (IOUs), the historical, and, for the most part, successful [...]

By |2018-02-07T21:08:24+00:00January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments