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ScottMadden to Review Distributed Energy Resources Integration Approaches from New York and California

February 10, 2017

ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, will join industry leaders as a speaker at a discussion that is co-located with the Winter National Meeting of Utility Regulators being held February 12–15, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Cristin Lyons, partner and grid transformation practice leader at ScottMadden, will participate as a speaker in Smart Electric Power Association’s (SEPA) “51st State Lunch Discussion.” During this session, Ms. Lyons will explore the approaches California and New York are taking to integrate distributed energy resources (DERs). Additional panelists will include Caroline Choi, senior vice president of regulatory affairs at Southern California Edison, and Gregg Sayre, commissioner of the New York State Public Commission.

“New York and California are leading the way in the integration of DERs. They are providing valuable lessons learned for states just starting this journey,” said Ms. Lyons.

For additional information about policy, technical, and regulatory perspectives related to DERs in New York and California, please view our latest report. ScottMadden and SEPA provide a summary of various aspects of DER integration across the two states. Read this report to gain a better understanding of the areas of overlap and divergence in the goals and execution of energy system reform between the two states.

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For more than 30 years, ScottMadden has helped our clients transform the way they operate, plan, and maintain the grid and interact with their customers. The Grid Transformation practice focuses on helping clients adapt to the myriad changes driven by the increasing penetration of distributed energy resources, such as distributed generation, storage, demand response, and microgrids. We help our clients choose the path that meets their reliability, customer, and regulatory goals, and then we help them implement it.

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