11 May '13, 8am

Growth Of Distributed Electricity Systems On Verge Of Transforming Utility System — “Real Dialogue” At Princet...

Growth Of Distributed Electricity Systems On Verge Of Transforming Utility System — “Real Dialogue” At Princet...

We’ve been covering this issue for awhile now. It’s a big deal. It’s nice to see the Ivy Leagues are now dedicating a bit of ink for this story, and it’s even better to see such a high-level group pulled together to discuss such an important topic in an open and practical way. Here’s a great piece originally published on the website of Princeton’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (h/t to a reader for passing it on) : The U.S. electric utility industry faces a critical juncture as new technology and declining prices allow a more “distributed” system of small-scale generators, renewable energy installations and energy efficiency strategies, according to a group of high-level energy industry executives and regulators who met at Princeton University. Jon Wellinghoff (right), chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, speaks with Michael Gerrard, director of...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/05/11/growth-of-distributed...

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