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California’s Plan to Turn Distributed Energy Resources Into Grid Market Players

California’s Plan to Turn Distributed Energy Resources Into Grid Market Players Grid operator CAISO could let aggregated solar, storage, EVs and DR serve grid markets as soon as next year—with some limits. California is already busy creating new regulations and market structures to integrate rooftop solar, behind-the-meter batteries, plug-in electric vehicles and fast-acting demand response … Continue reading California’s Plan to Turn Distributed Energy Resources Into Grid Market Players

Under CAISO proposal, distributed resources could bid into CA energy markets next year

Under CAISO proposal, distributed resources could bid into CA energy markets next year California is one of a handful of states — New York and Texas make the list as well — working to quickly integrate distributed energy resource providers (DERPs) into energy markets. But the state is further along than its counterparts, and has … Continue reading Under CAISO proposal, distributed resources could bid into CA energy markets next year

#Utilities explore the microgrid value proposition

Utilities explore the microgrid value proposition The existing centralized transmission grid, and the utilities that stand behind it, still provide the majority of power supplies to the industrialized world. But renewable, distributed energy resources (DERs) will play an increasing role in the coming years in providing energy supply, reliability, security, and emergency care services. Aggregation … Continue reading #Utilities explore the microgrid value proposition