Millions of Americans could soon be presented with an economic option to self-consume their own electricity with lithium-ion batteries and PV.
The future in which power company customers transitioning to solar can choose to either maintain grid connection or cost-effectively generate off-grid has arrived. The implications are only just beginning to dawn.
Australian customers are fed up with high electricity prices. But it’s unclear whether, or when, they’ll cut the cord.
Moody’s downplays threats of grid defection, but their analysis is based on assumption potential defectors will not change the way they consume electricity.
None of these will get you points in Scrabble. But they’ll make you sound smarter in conversations about energy.
Could adding fixed grid charges to the bills of solar customers encourage more people to ditch their utility?
A new report concludes that policymakers and regulators are not prepared for consumer empowerment on the grid.
Could a “personal power plant” be your next major home appliance? It could be as convenient and practical as your laptop, or fridge.