Models for the Future Utility: Examining New York State’s Distributed Service Platform Provider Vision

The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) Reforming the Energy Vision proceeding (Case 14-M-0101) aims to reorient the state’s electric industry and ratemaking structure toward a more consumer-centered digital economy. On February 26, 2015, the PSC issued an order adopting a regulatory policy framework for utilities to develop a new Distributed System Platform (DSP). The...

REV Policy Framework Restricts Utility Ownership of Distributed Energy Resources

Distributed System Platform to Facilitate New Resource Integration The marketplace envisioned under the New York Public Service Commission’s (PSC) Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding targets efficient development of distributed energy resources (DERs). In its REV Track One regulatory framework issued on February 26, 2015, the New York PSC determined that utilities will perform the...