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Month: October 2015

Empty Nest, Full Wallet? Not So Fast

By Karen Haywood Queen / October 8, 2015
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Australia Suffers Net Metering, PV Challenges

Changing Regulatory Model Could Offer Big Benefits

By Karen Haywood Queen / October 7, 2015

EXCLUSIVE Revamping the current US utility regulatory model to create a network of distribution system operators (DSOs) to control the grid would open the market for solar PV, energy storage, energy efficiency programs, EVs and DR, Michael Rutkowski, managing director within Navigant’s energy practice in the firm’s Chicago office, told us recently in an exclusive […]

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Silver Spring Transfers Grid Expertise to Cities

By Karen Haywood Queen / October 5, 2015

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Many start with smart streetlights, build onto network With two-way communication, cost savings and improved reliability, smart LED street lighting systems are helping create smart cities – using technology similar to what is being used to build the smart grid, Sean Tippett, director of smart cities at Silver Spring Networks, told us last week […]

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