Bumpy Road Ahead
In search of enlightened policy to build a solid business case.
Three ‘power plays’ for utilities seeking growth.
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?
As Mark Twain would say, the reports are exaggerated.
Dominion acquired two stand-alone solar energy developments in southwest Tennessee, currently in late stage development by Strata Solar of Chapel Hill, N.C. All power and environmental attributes from both projects will be purchased by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) under their renewable standard offer program. Interconnection to the electric grid will take place through facilities owned and operated by Pickwick Electric Cooperative of Selmer, TN.
Survival in the new market requires embracing new technologies and practices.
Assessing the risks and rewards of distributed energy strategies.
Superstorm disruption calls for a new utility architecture.