By Christine Hertzog 09/04/13
Distributed generation (DG) has been called an existential threat to electric utilities. But it doesn’t have to be a doomsday scenario, and there’s interesting work going on in the field of Transactive Energy that envisions a much more pragmatic future of the Smart Grid.
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