Executive Summary Electricity is the connective tissue of the information age, powering everything from smartphones to giant data centers and enabling virtually every transaction in daily life. Electricity is the lifeblood of both buildings (72 percent) and industry (28 percent). The U.S. electricity system is the greatest engineering achievement of…
New sources of concentrated load growth from electric vehicles can pose challenges to the distribution system and to electricity customers—affecting grid reliability and increasing electricity costs—but they can also provide considerable benefits.
2015 has been the “year of the battery.” But in addition to declining costs, it’s time to also focus on services and increasing value.