Tag: utility

Utility of the future: An MIT Energy Initiative response to an industry in transition

This study specifically aims to serve as a guide for policy makers, regulators, utilities, existing and startup energy companies, and other power-sector stakeholders to better understand the factors that are currently driving change in power systems worldwide

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The Life and Death of the Utility Death Spiral

The so-called death spiral is not necessarily a result of disruptive competition from resources at the customer side of the meter, but from the inherent design of rate structures. This article highlights the value of the grid as a call option for consumers and suggests rate design as a cure.

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