NewEnergyNews: ORIGINAL REPORTING: Outlines of the utility of the future appear

NewEnergyNews

Gleanings from the web and the world, condensed for convenience, illustrated for enlightenment, arranged for impact...

While the OFFICE of President remains in highest regard at NewEnergyNews, this administration's position on climate change makes it impossible to regard THIS president with respect. Below is the NewEnergyNews theme song until 2020.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-The Sense Of A Climate Threat Grows
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-100% New Energy Around The World
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy Takes The Waters
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, February 14:

  • TTTA Thursday-A Valentine To The EPA
  • TTTA Thursday-White House Policy Flattens Solar Job Growth
  • TTTA Thursday-Biggest U.S. Solar-Plus-Wind Project Green-Lighted
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The unfolding fate of California utilities and the customer choice movement
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Modernizing renewables mandates
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Nationwide Fight For Solar Rules
  • QUICK NEWS, February 12: The Green New Deal Debate Heats Up; Two New Energy Bets To Consider
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Nationwide Fight For Solar Rules
  • QUICK NEWS, February 12: The Green New Deal Debate Heats Up; Two New Energy Bets To Consider
  • --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

    --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart

    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

    -------------------

    -------------------

      A tip of the NewEnergyNews cap to Phillip Garcia for crucial assistance in the design implementation of this site. Thanks, Phillip.

    -------------------

    Pay a visit to the HARRY BOYKOFF page at Basketball Reference, sponsored by NewEnergyNews and Oil In Their Blood.

  • ---------------
  • WEEKEND VIDEOS, February 16:

  • Act As If The House Is On Fire Because It Is
  • Millenial Rising – Into A 2020 Run For President
  • Wind Turbine Syndrome, Part 2

    Wednesday, September 05, 2018

    ORIGINAL REPORTING: Outlines of the utility of the future appear

    Time-travel, utility-style: Outlines of the utility of the future appear; Utilities can be partners with the market, a platform for the market, or a little of both

    Herman K. Trabish, March 5, 2018 (Utility Dive)

    Editor’s note: Some utilities change faster than others, but all will either jump at new opportunities or be pushed by what happens despite them.

    The delivery of electricity from central power plants to customers changed the world and now the world is changing again because customers can make and manage their own electricity with distributed energy resources (DER). Flattened or falling electricity sales, partly due to DER, initially inspired visions of a “death spiral” for the utility businesses that deliver power. But two-thirds of customer electricity needs will likely continue to come from utilities for the foreseeable future, visionary DER provider Elon Musk recently acknowledged. The question utilities face is not when they will die but how they will live, according to the just-released “Reimagining the Utility” from the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI).

    Utilities like Green Mountain Power are moving ahead with DER in a way that benefits both the utility's system and its customers. Others, like Commonwealth Edison, are building platforms on which customers and DER providers can interact directly to the benefit of customers and the system. The crucial insight forward-looking utilities are reaching is that there are ways utilities, DER providers and customers can benefit from new business models. The driver of change is competition from third party DER providers in the unregulated marketplace, RMI Electricity Practice Manager Rachel Gold told Utility Dive. Such providers may partner with utilities that need their expertise with a product or service like cloud computing or electric vehicle chargers. Or they may take advantage of enabling economic conditions or enabling policies to compete directly with utilities, as they have with rooftop solar and home battery storage, Gold added… click here for more

    IFTTT Recipe: Share new blog posts to Facebook connects blogger to facebook

    NO QUICK NEWS

    0 Comments:

    Post a Comment

    << Home