The second annual More Than Smart conference, entitled “California’s Energy Network Grid: A Look to the Future” was held in Sacramento in October 2014 at the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District. This conference brought together over 200 of the country’s leading energy utility experts, DER providers, stakeholders and state policy leaders to discuss upgrading the distribution grid.
Featured Video: Regulatory Evolution to Enable Customer Benefits from a more Distributed System
Moderator: Jeff St. John, Greentech Media
Commissioner Michael Picker, California PUC
Commissioner Lorraine Akiba, Hawaii PUC
Rudy Stegemoeller, NY Department of Public Service
Gavin Purchas, Environmental Defense Fund
This panel, from the October 2014 Conference, discusses the current regulatory changes occurring in New York, Hawaii, California and around the country and what lessons can be learned around scenario planning with stakeholders, investing in “low lying” plug and play DER technologies and enabling more energy balancing authority responsibilities with DSO’s.
Presentations from the Conference
- MTS-Ryan Hanley-SolarCity-Presentation
- MTS-Dave Geier-Presentation
- MTS-Erik Takayesu-Presentation
- MTS-Manho Yeung-PGE-Presentation