07 May '12, 2pm

Utilities’ Honest Assessment of Solar in the Electricity Supply: Photovoltaic solar is now the concern of util...

Utilities’ Honest Assessment of Solar in the Electricity Supply: Photovoltaic solar is now the concern of util...

Photovoltaic solar is now the concern of utilities and the nation’s biggest energy companies. At the GTM solar summit in Phoenix last week, GTM CEO Scott Clavenna probed planners for insights into the industry’s future. “We look at solar as a way to build clean generation and help our customers save money on the cost of their electricity and meet their sustainability goals,” offered power giant Constellation Energy ’s Senior Vice President of Green Initiatives Michael D. Smith. “With the RPS in California beginning in 2002 to 2003, we have a lot of wind and some biomass,” said J.C. Thomas, Regional Manager of investor-owned utility San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) , who continued, “We’re now starting to see the solar roll in on a larger scale.” With solar’s growth, Thomas said, “We are ground zero for all its effects. One of the effects we’re seeing is the significant co...

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