Tag: Power

How to Enhance Customer Engagement in the Texas Power Market

How to Enhance Customer Engagement in the Texas Power Market HEADER

The Public Utility Commission of Texas has been exploring changes to price formation in ERCOT’s market. What would the impacts to customers be for the proposed changes that include real time co-optimization of energy and ancillary services, marginal losses, and locational reserves? What advantages could ERCOT’s unique “energy only” market, with an Operating Reserves Demand Curve for resource adequacy, bring for customers? Will alignment with other successful market features pave the way for new opportunities?

The DOE NOPR: Potential Impacts and the Path Forward


On September 29th, 2017 the Department of Energy issued a Notification of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) -Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule that could bring the most major changes to US power markets in decades. Re-regulation is on the table, but even with less fundamental changes there could be huge impacts on baseload and non-baseload plant owners and operators. The NOPR calls for an extremely accelerated process to develop a final rule, which could be announced as soon as December 1, 2017. Uncertainty abounds, but this webinar will seek to answer your questions.

Community Choice Aggregators and the Changing California Power Market

community choice webinar HEADER (3)

According to CPUC’s estimates, 85% of electricity load from the IOUs will be served by other sources such as Community Choice Aggregators and rooftop solar by the mid-2020s. CCAs have an ambitious vision of procuring power for their customers from new, locally-sited solar, wind, geothermal and other renewable resources in order to boost job creation, support local economies, reduce GHG emissions and fight climate change.

Corporate Energy Procurement: Best Practices, Trends & Strategies

Corporate Energy webinar HEADER

The world of corporate energy procurement is continuing to mature, both in terms of the products and options that are available but also in terms of the market participants. Although many deals continue to occur with large single-load purchasers located in organized markets, we have also seen a proliferation of financial arrangements, pass-through deals, and other types of transactions that accommodate a purchaser’s size and location(s).

Unpacking the DER Tech Stack

unpacking the DER tech stack website header

“Distributed Energy Resources” or “DERs connotes a variety of energy sources on the grid, typically consumer- based assets. Delivery of these energy assets increasingly relies on a complex “stack” or set of layers of software, communications, protocols, standards, firmware, and hardware controls. This “DER Stack” is in a state of ongoing evolution as the underlying technologies evolve and the market grows for granular, bi-directional flows of electrons.

Learn How to Increase Customer Engagement Under NY REV

The webinar will identify key strategies for engaging and communicating with customers under the NY REV. With customers playing an integral role in the overall system, attendees will gain valuable insight in how to increase customer engagement. Learn the means and technologies you can use to effectively communicate with prosumers and commercial customers.

These Residential Battery Storages Will Help Power New York City


Con Edison

Con Edison has filed a project that will bring battery storage technology to New York City neighborhoods in order to ensure service is reliable during the hot summer months. By the summer of 2018, the company will deploy batteries capable of sending 1 megawatt of power for four hours into the grid to serve homes and businesses.

Air Force Develops New, Deployable, Energy Systems


Donna Lindner | Air Force Research Laboratory

Today’s expeditionary military forces require steady, reliable energy sources to power worldwide missions.

Diverse field environments and a move towards cost-effective, resilient and agile energy supplies are driving a new look at the way the Defense Department powers a mission — and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Power Technology Office leads the innovation from the front.