As states like California accelerate toward aggressive decarbonization and clean energy goals, they are increasingly experiencing costly challenges transitioning to a new distributed model. Greenhouse gas reduction targets are no longer just coastal and progressive. In fact, 71% of US utility customers buy power from a utility with a carbon goal in place already.
Existing grid resources and supply-side solutions are insufficient to cover the growing flexibility gap as solar and wind continue to accelerate.
To both meet ambitious decarbonization goals and adapt to the growing impacts of climate change, utilities are engaging an increasing range of distributed resources, many