Renewables Dis-integration?

April 12, 2017

ARE associate professor Meredith Fowlie and ERG associate professor Duncan Callaway co-authored this post for the Energy Institute at Haas blog on grid dis-integration and the potential economic effects of grid defection. As solar PV and storage costs fall, the additional cost associated with generating and storing electricity on a smaller scale could be more than offset by the transmission/distribution/retail service costs eliminated with a decentralized system. Read more