Building Advanced Energy Communities

Imagine living in a truly Advanced Energy Community, where energy is clean, resilient, affordable, and locally sourced. As the cost of distributed renewables and energy storage continue to fall, the realization of this vision seems close at hand – but there is...

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...

Olivine wins Fierce Innovation Award!

Olivine Inc. has been selected as a winner of this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards:  Energy Edition, a utility-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceEnergy and Smart Grid News.  The company won the End Use: Demand Response/Demand-Side Management...

SSP Refinements

We are making some updates to the SSP! The following changes will be made effective Thursday, October 1, 2015, with all other aspects of the pilot to remain the same. 1) Remove the requirement to bid at the NBT Qualifying bid blocks may now be at any price between the...