Three Digital Trends Reshaping Residential Solar

01 - The Shift to a Marketing Dominated Funnel The rise of eCommerce and…


Electric Cooperatives Must Operate Smart Electric Grids: Part 1 and 2

“We’re going to see a revolution in the electrical utility industry that we…


The Evolution of a Good Idea: Smart Grids for Small Grids

Years before Green Empowerment’s Open Source campaign to design smarter more…


Leading the Energy Transformation

The modern electric grid is recognized as one of the greatest inventions of the…


PART III: It has never been easier to reconfigure our world of electric power for a sustainable planet

In this final part of our three-part series we will discuss grid-edge solutions…


The Truth About Industrial Digitalization

Never let a serious crisis go to waste. The jury is still out on the long-term…


Soft Costs for Non-residential Solar Plus Storage Installations: Trends & Key Considerations

Soft costs present a huge downside for commercial energy storage projects and…


PART II: Our world of ever more centralized electric power ignores a planet clamoring for change

ELECTRICITY – ON A CLEAN GRID? In Part I of this three-part series, I discussed…


Research Points to Strategies for Recycling of Solar Panels

Photo by Dennis Schroeder at NREL.   Researchers at the National Renewable…


The New Customer Courtship

Today’s organizations are experiencing a “customer evolution,” and the rules of…


Why Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Big Step in Aerial Imaging

Every industry is contending with the struggle of being able to operate either…


A Resilient Electric Grid for a Sustainable Planet Exists Only in a World Beyond Centralized Power

PART 1 OF A 3-PART SERIES When the doctrine of infallibility of the utility…


Towards a Common Understanding of Resilience

The power grid’s hazard landscape has changed. Widely accepted power system…


Forming Partnerships and Fostering Culture

Leaders must change how they think to keep evolving their organizations and how…


DMMPS Ain’t for Wimps: A New Trading Solution for the Energy Storage Era?

Daily minimum-maximum (min-max) price spread contracts (“DMMPS” contracts) may…


How COVID-19 is Impacting the Construction Industry

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the construction industry, like every…


Letter to THAW Team

The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit…


The Times They are a Changin’

I just had my electricity changed to a time-of-use (TOU) plan. The price I now…