New Book: Innovation and Disruption at the Grid’s Edge

Dr. Sioshansi’s latest book, Innovation and Disruption at the Grid’s Edge, has just been published. You can read an interview with Dr. Sioshansi about the book on the Elsevier website. For more information about the book, click here.

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The Table of Contents is as follows:

  • Foreword: Paula Conboy, Chair, Australian Energy Regulator, Melbourne, Australia
  • Preface: Michael Picker, President, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Introduction: Audrey Zibelman, CEO of AEMO and former Chair, New York Public Service Commission
  • Part I: Envisioning alternative futures
    1. Innovation & disruption at the “grid’s edge”: Fereidoon Sioshansi, Menlo Energy Economics
    2. Innovation, disruption and the survival of the fittest: Stephen Woodhouse and Simon Bradbury, Pöyry
    3. The great rebalancing act: Rattling the electricity value chain from behind the meter: Robert Smith, East Economics and Iain MacGill, UNSW
    4. Beyond community solar: Aggregating local distributed resources for resilience and sustainability: Kevin Jones, Erin Bennet, Flora Wenhui Ji and Borna Kazerooni, Vermont Law School
    5. Grid vs. distributed solar: What does Australia’s experience say about the competitiveness of distributed energy?: Bruce Mountain, CME Australia and Russell Harris, Wollemi Consulting
    6. Powering the driverless electric car of the future: Jeremy Webb and Clevo Wilson, QUT, Brisbane, Australia
    7. Regulations, barriers and opportunities to the growth of DERs in the Spanish power sector: Eloy Alvarez Pelegry, Orkestra-Deusto University
    8. Quintessential innovation for transformation of the power sector: John Cooper, Prsenl
  • Part II. Enabling future innovations
    1. Bringing DERs into the mainstream: Regulations, innovation and disruption at the grid’s edge: Jim Baak, Vote Solar
    2. Public policy issues associated with feed-in-tariffs and net metering: An Australian perspective : Darryl Biggar, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Joe Dimasi, Independent Competition & Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and Monash Business School
    3. We don’t need a new business model: “It ain’t broke and it don’t need fixin”: Clark Gellings
    4. Towards dynamic network tariffs: A proposal for Spain: Sergio Haro, Vanessa Aragonés, Manuel Martínez, Eduardo Moreda, Andrés Morata, Estefanía Arbós, and Julián Barquín, Endesa
    5. Internet of Things and the economics of microgrids: Günter Knieps, Univ. of Freiburg
  • Part III. Alternative business models
    1. Access rights and consumer protection in a distributed energy system: Fiona Orton, Tim Nelson, Tony Chappel and Michael Pierce, AGL, Australia
    2. The transformation of the German electricity sector and the emergence of new business models in distributed energy systems: Sabine Löbbe and André Hackbarth, Reutlingen University
    3. Peer-to-peer energy matching: Transparency, choice and locational grid pricing: James Johnston, Open Utility
    4. Virtual power plants: Bringing the flexibility of decentralized loads and generation to power markets
      Helen Steiniger, Next Kraftwerke
    5. Integrated community-based energy systems: Aligning technology, incentives and regulations: Binod Koirala and Rudi Hakvoort, TU Delft, the Netherlands
    6. Solar grid parity and its impact on the grid: Jeremy Webb, Clevo Wilson and Theodore Steinberg, QUT, Brisbane, Australia and Wes Stein, CSIRO
  • Epilogue: Johannes Mayer, e-Control, Austria
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