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Distributed Energy


Renewable and fossil-fueled distributed generation technologies and policy, small-scale generation, user-generated power, microgrids

A Win-Win-Win Solution for DER Owners, the Power Grid, and the Environment

New distributed energy resources (DERs) are being added to the power grid every day. However, DERs don’t automatically provide owners with the greatest value possible. In many cases, that requires…



Disorderly Transitions: Eight Enduring Global Power Sector Trends

The world faces a glaring ambition gap for electricity supply, concerns about system flexibility, risky progress and development, and an electricity demand shakeup. Several other overarching trends are affecting the…


The Billion-Dollar Bet on Electric Vehicles

President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Nov. 15, which allocates $550 billion in new spending over the next five years to improve U.S. infrastructure, including…


Homeowners Learned a Lot in 2021; Here’s What They’re Looking For in 2022

The events of the past year and a half have irrevocably changed the way we live, especially at home. Pandemic-related restrictions and lifestyle changes have greatly increased the amount of…


Rooftop Solar and Energy Storage Are Not Republican or Democrat, They’re American

There is a common misperception that “green energy” appeals mostly to liberals. However, at least some of the facts don’t support that view. A case in point can be found…


Power Event Attendees Welcome the In-Person Experience

POWER hosted Experience POWER, the Distributed Energy Conference, and HydrogeNext at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, October 18–21, 2021. The events were well-received by sponsors…