The Microgrid States: Who’s Who among Them? (Part 2)

If you’re wondering how quickly the US will adopt microgrids, watch the states. Their policies will make it easier – or not – for utilities and independent developers to install microgrids.About half dozen states are leading.  Here's how some are moving forward with microgrids.MassachusettsMassachusetts took its first big step toward … [Read more...]

Massachusetts and Microgrids: “Going Backwards Is Not an Option”

Ann Berwick makes clear that big change is afoot when asked about Massachusetts and microgrids.The chair of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities says that utilities better prepare as the new world of distributed energy emerges. Unless they find new ways to make money, “somebody is going to supplant them," she … [Read more...]

Massachusetts and Microgrids: "Going Backwards Is Not an Option"

Ann Berwick makes clear that big change is afoot when asked about Massachusetts and microgrids.The chair of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities says that utilities better prepare as the new world of distributed energy emerges. Unless they find new ways to make money, “somebody is going to supplant them," she … [Read more...]