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PowerStream Receives EDA’s Innovation Excellence Award

Our partners at PowerStream have received this year’s Innovation Excellence Award from the Electricity Distributors Association, which represents consumer-facing electric utilities in Ontario. PowerStream was recognized for its Advantage Power Pricing (APP) program,...

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What Utilities Can Learn from Ski Resorts and Zoos

The Wall Street Journal ran an intriguing piece last month about the growing phenomenon of time-based pricing for everything from lift passes at ski resorts to admission at the Indianapolis Zoo. Instead of having one price for adult admission, or even a higher weekend...

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2015 in Review and What’s Ahead in 2016

Looking back at 2015, it has been quite an exciting year for us at Sunverge Energy and for the renewable energy industry as a whole. We saw ever-increasing rates of rooftop PV installations, along with other renewable sources, and a concurrent increase in the...

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The Energy Cloud

The Energy Cloud represents a SaaS structure for electricity, and will offer not only electric power, but also intelligent management of power consumption.

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The Future of PV: Consume All You Capture

Hawaii’s Public Utilities Commission recently approved two new tariffs to cover future rooftop solar installations, including an option that’s gaining favor with consumers: Solar “Self-Supply.” Also known as “PV self-consumption”, it's an option where a home consumes...

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Outage Location: Data Means Speed and Speed Means Money

One of the most significant reliability challenges utilities face is the growing frequency of grid outages. Not only are they becoming more frequent, they are lasting longer. A recent study conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Stanford University...

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New Outlook On Renewables at US Utilities

A pretty remarkable story appeared in The Wall Street Journal on Monday. Instead of another headline about utilities battling against the administration’s new rules on carbon reduction – the news is that many utilities are embracing a new path that includes...

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The Value of Consumer-Generated Power

Over the coming weeks, the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will be reviewing proposals by utilities, solar providers and others about how to modify net metering (NEM) regulations. These are the rules that determine how to compensate customers who have...

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