Distributed Energy Resources and Energy Storage: A View from New York

FERC Distributed Energy Resources DER

 Mark D’Antonio, ERS, for Zondits As the demands on the electric grid continually evolve and as there is greater consideration of temporal and locational capacity needs, distributed energy resources (DER) and energy storage (ES) systems are increasingly being considered for a multitude of applications on either side of the meter. Capacity deferral, generation mix, demand … Read more

New Definitions: Energy Democracy


Ryan Pollin for Zondits, October 13, 2015. Image credit: Sara   The term democracy gets thrown around a little bit. For general purposes, a system is democratic when each of its constituent members is involved with decision-making. Democracy is good for lots of reasons – chiefly that it decentralizes power, so that everyone’s opinion is valuable, … Read more