March – April 2015
VOLUME 29, N0. 2
The Economics of Load Defection
Utilities must adapt and appropriately value the grid benefits of solar and solar-plus-batteries technologies or risk losing customers to the new economics of these generators.
by James Mandel, Ph.D., and Leia Guccione
Deploying Distributed Energy Storage
As the number of grid-connected distributed energy storage installations increases, regulators will need to develop deployment strategies that benefit customers, utilities, and the clean energy community.
by Sky Stanfield and Amanda Vanega
Creating a Safe, Stable Grid for Solar
Inverter testing under simulated real-world conditions leads three Hawai’ian electric utilities to push ahead with incorporating more solar power into the grid.
by Don Gwinner
In Every Issue
Peak Oil Redux: A Structural Transformation of the Energy Economy?
by Timothy Schoechle, Ph.D., and James Turner, Esq.
West vs. South: Why Orientation Matters
by Adam Kankiewicz
2014 Marks Tipping Point for Emissions, Renewables
by Rona Fried, Ph. D.
The Petrochemical Plant Boom: Impact on Clean Energy Progress
by Robert Ukeiley
Small Wind Industry to Gather in Wisconsin in June
by Mick Sagrillo
Tripping the (Solar) Light Fantastic
by Maureen McIntyre