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Factsheet_Smart_Grid_Dynamic_Pricing is a nice overview of time of use metering designed to be consumer friendly.
Hoping to have time to write this out in detail, but key links are here. Government incompetence is beginning to scare me. While there is probably some low hanging fruit in hardening the grid, making it more resilient through redundancy … Continue reading
Press continues regarding battery factory for Tesla: Looking forward to hearing that it is actually happening. More about the battery factory here.
Recently, New England came close to having an electricity supply crises. On December 14 2013 the electric power grid was pushed to its max. Electricity was bid up to nearly $1.00 / kWhr. I wondered whether, in the future, electric … Continue reading
The Smart Grid appears to have reached the tipping point. In my view this is the beginning of a major restructuring of the entire utility industry. I anticipate another year or two where it will consist of occasional news stories … Continue reading
Below are links to some of my favorite posts for the year: Tesla – Good Stuff about this revolutionary car: About those Tesla Fires – Tesla has had three fires. In all the fuss the press neglected to mention that … Continue reading
UPDATE: See this link for update from the 4R Energy Corporation. Many who oppose renewable energy point to its intermittent nature. While a transcontinental grid would address much of this, by averaging out sources, additional dispatchable storage will still be … Continue reading
This article highlights some of the challenges being faced in figuring out how to sell and monetize electricity. It is in large part about a meta-study done by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) that looks at the costs and benefits … Continue reading
As they are so prone to do, the mainstream media has framed the slashed prices of EVs and PEVs as a price war. Perhaps it is but the big story is that they can have this price war because the … Continue reading