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California tops the virtual power plant market
Wood Mackenzie report finds that California has more VPPs than the three follow-up U.S. states combined.
Maryville approves Voltus help with energy demand response
Maryville trustees have approved a distributed energy resource agreement with Voltus.
Virtual Power Plants Near Prime Time
Voltus this week launched a VPP program in Illinois with Resideo, Google Nest and Ecobee.
North America virtual power plant (VPP) market: H1 2023
This report analyzes the state of the VPP market today in the US and Canada, based on a database of over 500 VPP projects.
Companies see thaw in MISO state opposition to aggregated demand response
Jon Wellinghoff discusses Michigan’s recent DR aggregator ban lift, in addition to other states within MISO (like Minnesota, Missouri, Indiana, and Arkansas) eyeing Michigan’s progress to potentially follow suit.
Lasting Values Podcast: Climate Tech In Focus #1
Gregg Dixon discusses the significance and future of virtual power plants and distributed energy resources with host, James Gifford
Clean Energy 101: Virtual Power Plants - RMI
Homes and businesses can make the grid more reliable, and get paid to do so, by forming virtual power plants.
Mich. PSC demand response order expected to mitigate MISO capacity shortfall
Michigan utility regulators on Dec. 21 partially lifted a ban on third-party customer demand response aggregators in a move to address recent price spikes in the Midcontinent ISO's power capacity auction.
Synchronized Reserve Pricing Falls in PJM Markets After Overhaul
Synchronized reserves have seen a drop in prices since PJM implemented market overhauls at the start of October, the RTO says.