Paying Money for Nothing

Not many people want to pay good money for nothing, but a relatively new business has the organizations operating your grid doing just that. Grid operators are paying for negawatts. Negawatts are watts that don’t exist, but an overzealous approach Continue reading Paying Money for Nothing

Getting Paid for NegaWatts

The supreme court recently held that a FERC rule requiring utilities to pay large customers for not using electricity was legal. While FERC may have acted legally, the concept of paying a customer for not using electricity defies common sense. Continue reading Getting Paid for NegaWatts

Dangerous Negawatts

The left, in its efforts to use unreliable wind and solar on the grid, has coined a new term: negawatts, a play on megawatts. A distributed generation system is needed for wind and solar, especially where individuals can sell power Continue reading Dangerous Negawatts