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Performance measurement and action steps for smart grid investments.
Advanced distribution management technology promises to revolutionize operations.
Efficiency products will proliferate, for better or worse.
Beyond-the-meter technologies challenge the utility monopoly.
Understanding consumers’ likelihood of engaging in smart energy behaviors.
- What Happened in Texas
What Happened in Texas
Evaluating smart meters and public backlash.
By Mike Rutkowski and Todd Lester
Mike Rutkowski leads the pusiness planning and performance improvement group in Navigant Consulting’s energy practice, and Todd Lester is a director in Navigant’s disputes and investigations practice. This article is based in part on Navigant Consulting’s Evaluation of Advanced Metering System (AMS) Deployment in Texas report. Standing alone, this article doesn’t provide a full understanding of the facts and analysis underlying Navigant Consulting’s observations and conclusions from that report, and shouldn’t be relied upon for such.
deployment of advanced meters other than a few thousand meters pursuant to a pilot program.