Monthly Archives: April 2024

A Federated System with a Global Perspective: Part 2

Before moving on to global perspectives of electricity generation, I want to talk about a recent perspective that appeared in last week’s NYT Climate section. The article makes the point that the recent growth in the use of electricity in … Continue reading

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A Federated System with a Global Perspective: Part 1

This series of blogs was initiated by two conferences that were organized by my school, with a focus on the ongoing energy transition (decarbonization of the energy sources) from fossil fuels, which emit greenhouse gases that have a toxic impact … Continue reading

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Distributed Generation, Net Metering, and VDER

Figure 1 – Characteristics of 16 distributed generation utilities in the US (Source: “Quantifying net energy metering subsidies,” from the Electricity Journal; there may be a pay barrier for the full PDF article) Last week’s blog started from the broader … Continue reading

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