A smart grid is a transactive grid.
- Lynne Kiesling
Archive for December, 2023

Tesla: ‘Over 600 Solar Neighborhoods’

Via Electrek, an article on Tesla’s claim of over 600 ‘solar neighborhoods’ as part of its home builder program Tesla has been partnering with major new home builders all over the US to deploy solar and Powerwalls, and it now claims to have deployed “over 600 solar neighborhoods.” Tesla neighborhood is a term that is being […]

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About This Blog And Its Authors
Grid Unlocked is powered by two eco-preneurs who analyze and reference articles, reports, and interviews that can help unlock the nascent, complex and expanding linkages between smart meters, smart grids, and above all: smart markets.

Based on decades of experience and interest in conservation, Monty Simus and Jamie Workman believe that a truly “smart” grid must be a “transactive” grid, unshackled from its current status as a so-called “natural monopoly.”

In short, an unlocked grid must adopt and harness the power of markets to incentivize individual users, linked to each other on a large scale, who change consumptive behavior in creative ways that drive efficiency and bring equity to use of the planet's finite and increasingly scarce resources.