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How Power Companies Can Influence Customer Behavior [PODCAST]

It is safe to say that all electricity customers want reliable and resilient power service. One way that some end-users are ensuring they get it is by investing in distributed energy resources and building microgrids. But rather than simply using these systems as emergency backups, more and more owners are finding ways to capture economic […]

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The POWER Podcast

The POWER Podcast Archive: How Power Companies Can Influence Customer Behavior https://www.powermag.com/how-power-companies-can-influence-customer-behavior-podcast/ Power Market Is Changing — Distributed Energy Gaining Ground https://www.powermag.com/power-market-is-changing-distributed-energy-gaining-ground-podcast/ Net Metering and Time-Variant Rates Drive Solar Power and Energy Storage Growth https://www.powermag.com/net-metering-and-time-variant-rates-drive-solar-power-and-energy-storage-growth-podcast/ Distributed Energy Systems Are Reliable Solutions https://www.powermag.com/distributed-energy-systems-are-reliable-solutions-podcast/ Power Industry Continues to Face Uncertainty and Change https://www.powermag.com/power-industry-continues-to-face-uncertainty-and-change/ Resource Diversification a Key […]

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What is ‘Resilience’, and Do We Need It?

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry last year petitioned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to craft policies to provide for “resilience” in the nation’s generation resource mix. He wrote

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Raising the Next Generation of Energy Leaders

As the electric power industry moves forward with new technology, the workforce that is needed to design, build, and manage the next generation of systems will undergo an equal if not greater transformation

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Electric Vehicles—Subsidies for an Environmental Pretender

On May 22, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the American Public Power Association (APPA), and two groups representing U.S. and foreign automakers sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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The Power Grid’s Great Transition

POWER has been reporting for many years on changes taking place in the power generation mix around the globe. Renewable energy, such as wind and solar generation, has been growing steadily in most parts of the