Smart meter deployment and demand response participation continue to rise throughout the U.S., according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff's 10th annual report on demand response and advanced metering.
Staff at the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission are skeptical of Public Service Co. of New Mexico's plan to install more than 500,000 smart meters. The regulatory staff said customers might not see savings until 2024.
The Maryland Public Service Commission will explore ways in which to enhance rate design options and maximize advanced metering infrastructure benefits as part of a targeted review of electric distribution systems in the state, the PSC said on Sept. 26.
A new report from the Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Innovation details how power companies are using smart meter data to improve grid operations, integrate distributed energy resources, provide customer services and support innovative pricing.
Today's energy customer wants a variety of things including choice, control and convenience, panelists said at a recent conference that examined California's distributed energy future.
The utility industry knows energy efficiency is more important than ever. But why is that? Emily Levin, manager for program strategies at the Vermont Energy Investment Corp., answered those questions and more in a recent interview with Public Power magazine.