Net metering changes: An opportunity to improve customer satisfaction

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Electric utilities are introducing new rate designs for mass-market (residential and small commercial) customers to better align with costs to serve and to encourage energy use habits that benefit the grid. However, with innovative rate designs utilities can achieve more than improved cost recovery and a healthier load shape; they…

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Southern California Edison’s journey to same-day interconnection

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Winning Smart Electric Power Alliance’s top award for connecting the most solar in 2015—1,258 new MW of capacity—didn’t come without challenges for Southern California Edison. Adding that much capacity meant that the utility connected a new solar customer to the grid every nine minutes in 2015. That represents a tremendous…

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