Report on HAN-based CAISO telemetry field study

Through 2016 and 2017, PG&E teamed with Olivine to explore cost effective options to meet CAISO telemetry requirements through a feasibility lab test and field study.    In the initial lab study, two HAN gateway devices were connected to PG&E smart meters to...

PG&E EV Smart Charging Pilot Report

Through 2015 and 2016, Olivine was the project administrator for the PG&E Electric Vehicle Smart Charging Pilot.  A competitive solicitation resulted in BMW selected as the electric vehicle OEM. Olivine’s role included market operational simulations and dispatch...

If You Don’t, Somebody Else Will

by Erick Huffaker As we examine the landscape for new utility “solar plus” projects, along the lines of community solar combined with demand response (DR) or storage, we realize that one of the more compelling reasons why utilities should pursue a this type of program...