National Smart Grid Resources
US Clean Tech Leadership Index
2017 – This Index tracks and ranks the clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. – from EV (electric vehicles) and renewables adoption to policy and investment activity.
State of the Consumer Report
Jan 2017 – Reviews research into state of smart grid consumer
Sustainable Energy in America Factbook
Feb 2017 – Provides broad market information on clean energy industries
Installed Cost Benchmarks and Deployment Barriers for Residential Solar Photovoltaics with Energy Storage: Q1 2016
March 2017 – A detailed component- and system-level installed cost benchmarks for residential PV-plus-storage systems.
3rd Grid Modernization Index
Jan 2016 – Ranks and assesses state efforts to modernize electric grid
Low Carbon Grid Study
Jan 2016 – Analyzes the grid impacts of scenarios that achieve 50% carbon emission reductions from California’s electric power sector
Mar 2016 – Survey results benchmarking state of global energy and water resource management
US Clean Tech Leadership Index
May 2016 – This Index tracks and ranks the clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. – from EV (electric vehicles) and renewables adoption to policy and investment activity.
Utility of the Future
Dec 2016 – Presents a framework for proactive regulatory, policy, and market reforms to enable the evolution of power systems
California Demand Response Potential Study
2015 – Aggregates the results of California’s 2015 Demand Response Study by LBNL
Rocky Mountain Institute: The Economics of Demand Flexibility
2015 – An analysis of demand flexibility’s economic opportunity shows savings of 10–15% of potential grid costs, while customers can cut electric bills 10–40%.
Black and Veatch Annual Electric Industry Report
2015 – This multi-part report discusses how electric utilities are managing change across all aspects of their enterprises, including natural gas prices, cybersecurity and global market transformations.
Next Generation Integrated Resource Planning
2015 – This paper explores how utilities must improve the internal alignment and integration of their planning activities under a consistent set of planning parameters across generation, transmission and distribution grids.
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab: Assessing Changes in the Reliability of the US Electric Power System
2015 – This study examines the statistical relationship between annual changes in electricity reliability over a period of 13 years, and potential explanatory variables such as weather and utility characteristics.
Clean Edge Clean Energy Trends
2014 – The report includes tracking, forecasting and market sizing of the global solar, wind, and biofuels markets, analysis on solar PV pricing, public market performance, VC investments, and energy capacity additions, as well as five key trends to watch.
Consumer Behavior Studies
Various dates – Aggregates numerous studies of electric consumer behavior
New York REV Demonstration Projects
Various dates – Aggregates documentation of NY’s REV demonstration projects