Spring Cleaning: Organizing the Impacts within the Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage Closet

Electric utilities are increasingly promoting and adopting distributed energy technologies as an opportunity to modernize the electric grid and…


Itron at IEPEC in August

The International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (IEPEC) is the premier conference for energy program implementers; evaluators; local, state,…


The Smart Home Study

The vision of a smart grid is based on distributed energy resources dynamically interacting to create smart homes and smart loads that automatically…


It’s in the Water! – Improving Energy Savings Calculations from California Water Conservation

When I hear the term “water-energy nexus,” I imagine something complex and fantastical, when in actuality it is an intimately familiar and essential…


Grid Energy Storage: Will It Live Up to the Hype?

Every morning I wake up and take part in what I believe to be the greatest achievement in recent history. No, I’m not talking about my coffee maker,…


A Million Solar Rooftops and Counting… California Researches Grid Integration

At social events and dinner parties I no longer find myself having to explain at length to polite inquiries on what I do, as long as I utter the…


The Program Comprehensiveness Index

I recently played laser tag at an amusement park with my two sons. While I would have been happy to report that I beat all the competition, alas, the…