Quick Microgrid News: NYISO on Microgrids…Solar, Storage & Lower Prices…Telecom Likes DG

Quick microgrid news for this week...The New York Independent System Operator describes a future power grid with “an increasing number of microgrids to serve the particular needs of institutions, corporations, and communities, while retaining connections to the bulk power system,” in its new report, "Power Trends 2015: Rightsizing the … [Read more...]

Demand Response – An Effective Program To Reduce Costs And Help The Environment

Imagine getting paid, or otherwise compensated, for not using energy!It’s a reality these days, and it’s known as demand response. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission defines demand response as “actions voluntarily taken by a consumer to adjust the amount or timing of his energy consumption.” More utility companies offer demand response … [Read more...]

New York Details its Energy Vision (REV)

 Brett Feldman, senior research analyst, Navigant Research, offers the latest on REV -- New York's cutting edge plan to create a functioning market for microgrids and distributed energy.The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has released its latest straw proposal on its Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding.  It includes … [Read more...]