Tag Archives: Grid Modernization

Hawai‘i PUC Directed to Modify Rate Structure and Decouple Utility Revenues from Capital Investments

Earlier this week the Hawai‘i Governor David Ige signed into law the Hawai‘i Ratepayer Protection Act, SB 2939 SD 2, requiring the Hawai‘i Public Utility Commission (“PUC”) to develop a performance based regulation model that will “break the direct link … Continue reading

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Study Analyzes Barriers and Opportunities for Broader Adoption of Demand-Side Management Programs at Electric Utilities

In a study released last week, Barriers and Opportunities to Broader Adoption of Integrated Demand Side Management at Electric Utilities, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory explores recent electric utility experiences with demand-side management programs, the drivers of these programs, and … Continue reading

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FERC Issues Twelfth Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering

Last month, FERC issued its twelfth annual Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering.  Under the Energy Policy Act of 2005, FERC is required to prepare and publish annual reports assessing the deployment of advanced meters and communications technologies, as … Continue reading

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Strengthening the Power Grid of Puerto Rico

On Monday, a working group comprised of a variety of governmental and industry representatives issued a report, Build Back Better: Reimagining and Strengthening the Power Grid of Puerto Rico.  Prepared for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Issues Report on New Regulatory Framework to Modernize the Grid

Rhode Island was already among the top ten most active states in terms of grid modernization efforts in the third quarter of 2017, and it is now poised to tackle the issue more broadly.  Earlier this month, Rhode Island state … Continue reading

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