GridMod Squad Tackles Grid Modernization and Distribution Planning
The GridMod Squad is a group of diverse experts well-versed in distribution system planning and national grid modernization efforts. Recently, IREC Vice President-Regulatory Sara Baldwin and GridLab Executive Director Ric O’Connell co-led an invitation-only, intensive four-day work session for the group in Sundance, Utah, during which they tackled some of the more thorny questions around...
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How Puerto Rico Can Leapfrog to the Next Generation Grid
The destruction caused by Maria offers Puerto Rico the chance to “leapfrog their energy system to the next generation of electric grids," said Larry Sherwood, president and CEO of IREC.
Deploying Distributed Energy Storage: Near-term Regulatory Considerations to Maximize Benefits
As the percentage of electricity generated from renewable energy sources continues to grow in the U.S., particularly from solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, technologies that can facilitate increased deployment of renewable energy, such as distributed energy storage, are front and center in state and national discussions. A report released today by IREC offers independent insight on how to address these new challenges – and opportunities – in the regulatory arena.