As customers produce more of what they consume, they buy less from the incumbents, forcing the rates to rise even further for the remaining customers.
lf everyone stopped drinking milk, then dairy cows would become a worthless and stranded asset. Power utilities, in disbelief, face the same scenario.
Putin can cut off European gas supplies, but he cannot cut off renewable energy generation.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicts his energy storage plans will bring ‘some amount of strife’ to existing utilities – especially those big in fossil fuels.
The answer is that the two are rapidly converging. But can Google use its data savvy and deep pockets to crack the energy holy grail?
That’s what Hawaiian Electric Company did to stop the solar PV stampede on its grid. But has this let the self-storage genie out of the bottle?
Incumbent utilities are not enamoured by the prospects of more solar PVs going on their customers’ roofs. A new study shows their aversion is unfounded.