What’s Happening with EV Sales?

With gas prices hovering just above $2 a gallon, there is less excitement and curiosity about electric vehicles (EV) as there has been in the past.…


Who is Forecasting Long-Term Solar Generation?

In this last forecasting brown bag presentation on solar load forecasting, we asked participants who had developed a long-term solar load forecast…


Accelerating the Integration of Variable Generation into the Electric Grid

Recently, I was invited to speak at the Utility Variable Generation Integration Group (UVIG) Conference, which was focused on improving the…


Improving Net Load

Renewable Portfolio Standard requirements and decreasing costs of photovoltaics (PV) are resulting in significant amounts of solar PV systems being…


The Buzz about Solar Forecasting

Installed solar generation capacity is growing worldwide and this movement’s effect on load forecasts is significant. Energy service providers and…


The Solar Lease Deal

Working in the energy industry puts a big target on your chest when it comes to solar leasing deals. In the span of weeks, I have had several friends…