SMW Authors Report on Energy Storage Policies
On behalf of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, the firm drafts Charging Ahead, a major policy report that provides valuable guidance to state policymakers who are looking to encourage and enable the adoption of energy storage, which is key to achieving 100% clean energy goals.
SMW Authors Leading Guide to Hosting Capacity Analyses for Solar and Energy Storage
On behalf of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, the firm authors a guide for modernizing how renewable energy is integrated into the electric system. The paper, Optimizing the Grid: A Regulator’s Guide to Hosting Capacity Analyses for Distributed Energy Resources, is cited by virtually every state in the country that is seeking to modernize its […]
California Promulgates Innovative Solar and Energy Storage Policies
On behalf of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, the firm develops multiple first-of-its kind interconnection policies that are adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission in 2016 to facilitate the adoption of solar and energy storage on the grid. These policies serve as models for other states, allowing California to continue its leadership on clean […]
SMW Helps Community Stop A Flawed Power Plant
In 2009 the firm helps the Environmental Health Coalition persuade the California Energy Commission to deny a license to the Chula Vista Energy Upgrade Project, which would have located a power plant in the midst of homes and schools.
SMW Helps Community Stop A Flawed High-Voltage Transmission Line
In 2004 the firm represents Riverside County residents before the California Public Utilities Commission, which rejects a deeply flawed San Diego Gas & Electric Company proposal to build a high-voltage transmission line directly through their communities and scenic areas.