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Electric Vehicles
The Public Power EV Activities Tracker summarizes key efforts undertaken by member utilities – including incentives, EV deployment, charging infrastructure investments, rate design, pilot programs, and more.
Cybersecurity and Physical Security
Smart Grid
Learn how important it is to collect and store your data in an organized fashion, and the best practices to do so.
Bills and Rates
This is part of a series of monthly posts reflecting different thought leader perspectives on utility rate design. All five opinion pieces appear in full in Leadership in Rate Design: A Compendium of Essays , which was designed to help public power utilities to rethink rate design strategies in the
Electric Vehicles
Two California public power utilities, the City of Palo Alto Utilities and Silicon Valley Power, are joining with three of the state’s community choice aggregators in programs to install public electric vehicle charging stations. As part of the effort, the California Energy Commission is proposing to provide $33 million in incentives to two counties.
Bills and Rates
This is part of a series of monthly posts reflecting different thought leader perspectives on utility rate design. All five opinion pieces appear in full in Leadership in Rate Design: A Compendium of Essays , which was designed to help public power utilities to rethink rate design strategies in the
Bills and Rates
A review of the two major rate structures for residential customers being implemented in California — the increasing block tier rate and the time-of-use rate — and which customers can benefit from each.
Energy Storage
Energy storage is making headlines and garnering attention from the public, electric utilities, lawmakers, and regulators. Reasons behind this interest include a variety of potential benefits to customers and the grid, and a dramatic decrease in costs for certain energy storage technologies. Energy
Learn about new loads, new considerations, and new ways of doing business.