Solar Content

Grid Modernization
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.
Grid Modernization
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.
Distributed Energy Resources
Energy Storage
Bills and Rates
Electric Vehicles
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.
Grid Modernization
Community Engagement
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.
Grid Modernization
Distributed Energy Resources
Energy Storage
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.
Energy Efficiency
Electricity Markets
Grid Modernization
Community Engagement
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.