Power play: Making sense of monopolies and regulation

First, some news items…I recently presented at the ACEEE Market Transformation symposium in Baltimore regarding access to utility meter data. It was a great discussion about “the data deluge” in the utility sector. Co-panelists were from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Vermont Efficiency Investment Corporation, and former executives from ComEd and ConEd. I argued that we don’t have a Big Data problem – we have a Little Data problem: Accessing meter readings in homes and buildings is quite costly.    Keep reading…