There are two major steps involved in the interconnection process: applying for interconnection and receiving permission to operate (PTO).

Electric Vehicle Charging

Available charging options are a key factor that will drive future sales of electric vehicles. For folks involved in distribution system planning and engineering, there are a number of concerns related to Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE). These include:

Peak demand (kW or MW)LocationLoad profiles of the EVSE (load vs. time)

While there’s not a […]

What is NEM Paired Storage?

“Energy Storage Net Metering”, also known as “NEM Paired Storage”, allows a customer with a behind-the-meter solar + storage system to discharge their battery, exporting stored energy back to the grid and receive a net energy metering credit.

NEM Paired Storage can impact the economics of an energy storage project in a meaningfully positive way. It’s […]

Electric Distribution Academy on HeatSpring

We are pleased that Electric Distribution Academy courses are now offered exclusively on HeatSpring. Utility transmission and distribution systems are a key component in the changes that are taking place in the electricity supply chain. More renewable generation and storage is being built and connected to utility systems, and transportation electrification is seeing increased support […]

This New Free Class Might Win You Your Next Project

Tim Taylor just released a new free class: Overview of Electric Distribution Equipment.

If you’re a system designer, project developer, installation professional, or O&M specialist, understanding how the grid works will unlock a higher level of creativity and problem solving. You’ll be able to have better conversations with regulators, inspectors, permitting agencies and customers about your […]

Utility Distribution Systems & Equipment: A Grid Professional’s Masterclass

“Utility Distribution Systems & Equipment” is a new masterclass developed in partnership with Distributech, POWERGRID, and Utilicast. Instructor Tim Taylor developed the course to help utility and and distributed energy professionals level-up in their careers.

Here’s a week-by-week breakdown of this new course:

Week 1 – Serving Electric Loads and Electric Distribution

Week 2 – Transmitting and Transforming […]