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Rural Colorado Pioneers Affordable, Green Homes

June 16, 2020

“We can have all the best technology in the world, but it we don’t deploy it in a a way that's of benefit to the customer… (it) isn’t going to get us anywhere.”


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Grid Wards off Threats, Rapidly Evolves

June 2, 2020

“We have a real opportunity here to really integrate kind of how the grid is planned, how it's operated, and how it's secured as we go through this reinvention process.”


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Michigan Utility’s Sparkling Efficiency Gains

May 19, 2020

“We can optimize each individual home's footprint and therefore optimize the grid, optimize the demand curve for the whole state and reduce the peak which prevents the need to build replacement power plants for the coal plants that we're closing.”


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California Utility’s Big Pivot in Tumultuous Times

April 22, 2020

“Our longer-term strategy is to build a resilient grid that can provide more and more energy that fuels the economy and the society that we live in.”

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Smart Grid in the Age of Corona

April 9, 2020

“What smart meters have done is taken essentially a big meter reading contingent for us off of the street. They've been redeployed as linemen and elsewhere through the company. If you can imagine 10 million meters that need to be read once every month, our employees were literally touching every home, every business in the service territory on a monthly basis.” Joe Svachula and Eric Helt, Exelon Utilities


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NYC Plugs into Carbon-Free Era

March 19, 2020

“You're going to see more rooftop solar. Battery systems will be going on roofs and parking lots of buildings. The way our systems work--it's going to look a lot moe like cross-town traffic in midtown Manhattan.” Matthew Ketschke


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New Mexico Beyond Coal

March 4, 2020

“Some feel we gave up money that rightly should have gone to shareholders... But we think the solution to climate change will require a compromise on everybody's part.”


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Dawn of the Urban Microgrid

February 12, 2020

“We have to think about accommodating more and more renewable energy and distributed energy resources in the system. That means that we need to rethink the design and how the electric grid works.” Dr. Shay Bahramirad, Vice President, Engineering and Smart Grid, ComEd


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Utility Goes Smart Grid

February 4, 2020

“With the pace of technological advances, we're going to continue to see lower and lower costs and better integration of renewable energy.” Maria Pope, President and CEO, Portland General Electric


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Dominion Goes Big with Offshore Wind, Methane Capture, E-School Buses

January 20, 2020

“It’s a brand-new industry in the United States. We do believe it’s ready for prime time.” Thomas Farrell, Chairman, President, and CEO of Dominion Energy


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Utilities and Agencies Need to Work Together

January 6, 2020

“It comes down to collaboration…to achieve the kind of objectives that we have for the future of our power system.” Elliott Mainzer, Administrator, Bonneville Power Administration


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Embracing Sustainability

December 19, 2019

“We view ourselves as an energy infrastructure company and not as someone who lives to pump greater volumes of gas or electricity to our customers.” Ralph Izzo, Chairman, President & CEO, PSEG


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Plugging in to Small Nuclear Power

December 9, 2019

“We think it’s a game changer. We think this is a market-based solution for greenhouse gas in the electric sector around the world.” Doug Hunter, CEO and General Manager, Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS)


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EV's Rapid Growth in the Heartland

November 26, 2019

“This is kind of a triple play. It's a win for the environment; it's a win for our shareholders, and it's a win for our customers from a cost perspective.” Chuck Caisley, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Public Affairs & Chief Customer Officer, Evergy


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The Vermont Energy Vision

November 15, 2019

“We're very excited about this because this is the opportunity for customers to completely transform their relationship with energy by going with solar, with storage, with an EV and bundling it all into one price and bundling it all into, you know, what we all know as subscription pricing.” Mary Powell, President and CEO, Green Mountain Power


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Global Electric Change

October 25, 2019

“We have to be prepared that for the resources that come in, they are very different than the resources that are leaving, and they require different types of network capability, and that has to be addressed in advance, not after the fact.” Audrey Zibelman, CEO, Australian Energy Market Operator

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