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*Top Pick*  The radical reform necessary to prepare California’s power system for the 21st century, Vox, November 1, 2019

Wildfires and blackouts mean Californians need solar panels and microgrids, Vox, October 28, 2019.

On the modernized, efficient and equitable electric grid, Green Biz, October 23, 2019.

San Jose Looks to Exit PG&E to Develop Microgrids Following California’s Power Shutoff, Microgrid Knowledge, October 21, 2019.

Redwood Coast Energy Authority talks microgrids, biomass, The Times Standard, October 18, 2019

Microgrids could help California improve grid resilience in face of wildfire threat, Green Biz, October 17, 2019

California’s deliberate blackouts were outrageous and harmful. They’re going to happen again. Vox, October 16, 2019

Turning Off the Lights in California, The New York Times, October 14, 2019

California needs a new model for how power is delivered, The Mercury News, October 13, 2019

Millions of Californians Lost Power Because PG&E Refused to Spend Money to Fix Its Problems, VICE, October 11, 2019.

To keep the lights on during California’s blackouts, people are using solar power, Fast Company, October 9, 2019

Community Microgrids: Renewables-driven Resilience, Edhat, October 6, 2019

To keep the lights on during California’s blackouts, people are using solar power, Fast Company, October 9, 2019.

Unprecedented Power Outages Begin in California as Winds Bring Critical Fire Danger Los Angeles Times, October 9, 2019

SunPower Awarded Solar-Plus-Storage Carports in California, October 3, 2019

3 State Commissions Upending the Way Utilities do BusinessUtility Dive, October 2, 2019

How ‘Resilience’ Became a Politically Safe Word for ‘Climate Change’ Roll Call, September 30, 2019

Regulators Should Grant DERs More Wholesale Market Access: Report Greentech Media, September 26, 2019

From Science Project to Money Maker: Energy Storage Hits Inflection Point Greentech Media, September 23, 2019

Designing a Climate-Positive Future with Zero-Energy Districts Rocky Mountain Institute, September 23, 2019

Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Puts Businesses in Driver’s Seat of EV Revolution Greentech Media, September 19, 2019

Total Revenue in the Distributed Renewables Market Expected to Exceed $165 Billion in 2028 Navigant Research, September 19, 2019

Electrification is An All Around Winner  Clean Coalition, September 17, 2019

Greater wildfire risks prompt growth of electrical ‘microgrids’ to rely less on PG&E, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, September 14, 2019

A Cutting Edge Virtual Power Project In Utah, With Batteries Managed By The Utility, Forbes, August 27, 2019

A plan to unlock local clean energy for a climate resilient California grid, Susannah Churchill, Vote Solar, August 27, 2019

Let’s reduce wholesale market costs by tapping the full potential of DERs,  Chris Rauscher, Sunrun, August 27, 2019

In the new normal of wildfires, California must build a reliable energy system  Tim Edwards, Cal Fire Fighters, August 13, 2019

The road to reinvention  Anne Pramaggiore, Exelon Utilities,  May/June 2019

The Bottom-Up (R)Evolution of the Electric Power System, Lorenzo Kristov, IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, March-April 2019

Don’t let PG&E’s perfectly good bankruptcy go to waste Lorenzo Kristov and Mark Ferron, March 12, 2019

Clean energy technologies threaten to overwhelm the grid. Here’s how it can adapt. The centralized, top-down power grid is outdated. Time for a bottom-up redesign. David Roberts,, December 27, 2018

Stone Edge Farm’s microgrid and the future of energy Ann Hancock, October 21, 2018

Comments to the CPUC on Customer Choice and Resilient Communities, Lorenzo Kristov, November 28, 2017