The Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI) 2017 annual summit was strangely underscored by utility executives' support for economy-wide carbon cuts, which they said was their best chance at strong growth. DTE Energy CEO Gerry Anderson, also EEI's environmental chief, said...read more
Last month, Ameren Illinois unveiled a nearly 1.5MW microgrid, constructed at a reported cost of $5 million. It is being hailed by the utility as one of North America’s most advanced distributed-energy-resource facilities, as it is powered by the complex integration...read more
California produced so much renewable energy this spring that wholesale electricity prices dipped below zero ('negative pricing'). The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) predicts that if the build-out of solar in the state continues its current pace,...read more
Massachusetts legislators have introduced a bill that would secure big wins for grid modernization, including for distributed energy resources (DERs). The proposed law would require utilities to provide "publicly accessible hosting capacity maps" detailing...read more
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