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Energy Industry Update Volume 19, Issue 2


Everything Counts ... In Large Amounts

This Energy Industry Update (EIU) explores the implications of increasing interest in decarbonizing the grid and promoting non-emitting energy alternatives. Explore the latest facts along with thought-provoking insights from our energy experts on how the industry is addressing ambitious carbon and clean energy goals, and what leaders can do now to make the biggest impact. Paying homage to one of Depeche Mode’s 80’s hits, “everything counts in large amounts” to achieve target goals.

For an overview of this report, watch this video as industry experts share what’s covered and why it’s important.


Join more than 10,000 executives who rely on the Energy Industry Update (EIU) for important trends and data-driven insights. This issue will allow you to:

  • Enhance your strategy by identifying where you are in the four quadrants of renewable energy deployment stages and potential strategies based upon current renewables penetration
  • Understand developments in California’s iconic duck curve and actions executives can take to manage its effects
  • Learn how the Western Energy Imbalance Market is improving integration of renewables into the grid, providing financial and operational benefits, and better delivering what customers want

Access the associated webcast recording and presentation here.

Opportunities for the Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM)

California ISO’s Western EIM continues to grow as an alternative service vies for participants. Learn about grid benefits and opportunities for energy markets, including supply cost optimization, renewables integration, and transmission planning and use.

California’s Iconic, Growing Duck Curve Belly

As the effects of California’s duck curve are far surpassing original expectations, see how operational impacts are pervasive and expanding year-round and how California is pursuing a variety of mitigation strategies.

Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS)

After falling out of the limelight, CCUS is gaining new consideration globally for power and industrial applications. Explore this renewed interest in CCUS—expanded incentives, technology, and potential breakthroughs on the horizon.

Utility Scale or Distributed?

What are the key considerations for utilities in balancing or prioritizing development of utility-scale versus distributed renewable resources? Find out how these resources should be integrated and effectively managed to maximize the benefit to customers and the grid.

Hawaii Testbed

While regulatory reforms in California and New York continue to receive a great deal of attention, there are considerable—and often overlooked—efforts underway in the state of Hawaii. Learn about how the state’s goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045 is driving new paradigms.

The Energy Industry in Charts

A graphical look at divergences in the energy industry.

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