White Papers

There is a looming disconnect between the rapidly evolving new world of distributed energy technologies and the old world of electricity pricing, where relatively little has changed since the early 20th century. RMI's latest report discusses a pathway for deliberately and gradually increasing rate sophistication for residential and small commercial customers. The report can be viewed by clicking the link below.
Utilities have increased energy efficiency efforts due to many influencing factors. Discussion around smart meters and the energy efficiency benefits have changed focus from the basic role of the electricity meters, accuracy. Download this white paper to learn more about ANSI C12 standards and their need to keep pace with technology and remain relevant to the end user
 In DNV GL we unite the strengths of DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan, and GL Renewables Certification. DNV GL’s 2,500 energy experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply. Due to population growth, finite resources and environmental... Read More
Business Outlook, Vision, Barriers, and Pathways
These are truly exciting times. The coming decades will present humanity with potentially graver and bigger challenges than anything previously encountered. We have a unique opportunity to shape a future where the planet thrives, where human creativity and collaboration can flourish and where... Read More
 Based in NY, OwnEnergy is the national leader in mid-sized wind energy development.  In this video Mr. Laplante discusses; curtailment and congestion issues, working with regional transmission organizations, technical challenges and project economics. 
Executive summary
Heat waves and droughts, storms and flooding, rising sea levels, landslides and wildfires are the new risk reality of climate change. Reducing our carbon emissions remains necessary for a safe and sustainable future, but it is no longer sufficient. As a changing climate is inevitable, we must adapt... Read More
Executive Summary
Serving the world's growing electricity needs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions is no fairy tale. This can be the new reality when we develop and enable power generation by a balanced mix of enewable energy sources.   In our daily life we rely on electricity for many of our activities. We... Read More
Benefits and challenges
 When President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, the vision for the interstate system was clear—create a more efficient way for motorists to travel long distances through a network of high-capacity, high-speed motorways. Since its inception, the interstate highway... Read More