The decentralized grid is an electric network of distributed energy resources that interact with each other or with the central grid to improve efficiency, lower costs, reduce emissions and provide greater local control of energy assets.
Elisa Wood of Energy Changemakers interviews Uplight’s Peter Asmus about the evolution of virtual power plants.
Guest contributor Anna Demeo describes how to recognize true AI-driven software and its use in virtual power plants.
Virtual power plants are growing in popularity, but many states make participating hard.
FERC Order 2222 doesn’t remove all of the barriers to aggregated DERs, according to a new Guidehouse white paper.
Ameresco, Arc Motor Company, ARENA, Community Electricity, CPower, Google, Intellihub, Maine, NYSERDA, OhmConnect, Pennsylvania Turnpike and Sunnova made this year’s list.
Well known energy analyst and writer, Peter Asmus, faced red tape and confusion when he tried to install solar plus storage on his home. If it was hard for him, what’s it like for the rest of the world?
Dervos 2023 stimulated some of the most thought-provoking discussion about distributed energy I’ve heard at a conference. Here are a few (of many) big ideas floated at the event hosted by the DER Task Force last week in Brooklyn, NY.
When I first wrote about virtual power plants in 2014, it was a mystery term applied to an energy efficiency project in my town. Now it’s the big start on the platform.
Here’s my take on five energy conferences that I believe offer value to those working in distributed energy resources. Let me know of others you’d suggest I add to this list.