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distributed generation


Hybrids Combine Technologies to Enhance Electricity Production

Solar + wind, solar + storage, wind + storage—even fossil fuels combined with renewable energy—are supporting the growth of hybrid power plants that are breaking the norms of traditional power…


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…


EY Research Highlights New Opportunities for Utilities

Demand for electricity from the residential sector rose during the first several months of the global coronavirus pandemic, as workers stayed home and students studied remotely. Researchers, using data from…


Electrification of Everything—Digital Circuit Breakers Support DER Adoption

The continued push toward electrification creates a need for technologies that provide a way to integrate distributed energy resources (DERs) into the power grid, certainly at the residential level where…


A Brave New World of Reliability: ELCC, EIMs, and DERs

Market forces and government policy are driving clean energy deployment across the U.S. at a level that could impact reliability if not carefully implemented. State regulators, independent system operators (ISOs),…