Grid Modernization Articles

Electric Vehicles Expand Energy Equity Opportunities

The transportation sector has been the largest CO2 producer in the United States since 2017 when it surpassed power generation, a sector which reduced CO2 emissions through the switch from coal to natural gas and growth in renewables. Transportation is currently...

Extreme Weather, Aging Infrastructure Result in Power Outages

Climate change has increased average temperatures, increased the occurrence and length of heat waves, increased drought conditions and increased extreme one-day precipitation events, and those conditions have stressed an already aging electrical grid, causing power...

EV Charging Offers Opportunities to Energy Providers

There’s a lot of chatter about electric vehicles (EV) and what they mean for energy providers. Predictions are that they will make up 7 percent of the vehicles on the road and 20 percent of new vehicle sales by 2030, but building the EV charging network will cost...

Utility Regulators Face a New Reality

With the energy industry in the midst of an evolution, utilities are more clearly understanding the need for transformation from a role of commodity supplier to “ratepayers” to a trusted advisor on a range of energy issues to a more and more sophisticated and...