Distributed energy has a long history in the state – with co-generation, or combined heat and power, playing the dominant role. How is that portfolio changing today?
Lessons learned for U.S. utilities – drawn from first-person fact-finding.
Imagining a new construct – an independent system operator for the distribution network.
PURPA and the future of avoided cost rates.
Calculating and allocating costs for non-traditional utility services.
Alternative ways to calculate utilities’ costs of service allow policy makers to achieve social goals in a way that’s fair and economically efficient.