The state recently became the first in the nation to adopt a new national standard for connecting to the electric grid.
The Illinois utility has partnered with a California company called Xage to test out its blockchain-based software.
A clean energy group’s report says distributed energy resources need better access to wholesale markets.
Smart grid upgrades may offer less risk in some areas, but experts say conventional transmission projects are still needed in others.
With the Clean Power Plan and enhanced tax policies in place, Ohio could see up to 90 percent growth in its capacity for combined heat and power and waste heat to power.