Roasting the Duck

Roasting the Duck

Recent news about the solar plus storage project by Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has grabbed a good deal of national attention. Given Strategen’s work in related policy development and scenario modeling, we decided to look at how this solution could be applied to California’s famous “duck curve” – and whether a similar solution could be used to roast the duck.

Part 2: How the US can learn from Australia’s market-based roadmap to valuing the role of DER in managing the grid

Part 2: How the US can learn from Australia’s market-based roadmap to valuing the role of DER in managing the grid

With 1.6 million residential PV installations as of 2015, and some of the highest retail electricity prices in the OECD largely driven by fixed network costs, Australia is faced with a unique challenge in solving for the value of DER on the grid.