The Rise of Local Grid Management

2020-11-05T19:12:15+00:00October 6th, 2020|

At Camus Energy, we have heard the calls for advancing community-centric grid operation. We know the best version of the grid is one that leverages both local and bulk resources to meet community needs. And who knows their communities better than co-ops and munis?  

Camus Energy and VMware

2020-10-06T17:35:27+00:00September 28th, 2020|

At Camus Energy, we believe that industry collaboration through open source software will become a key part of the decarbonized grid. We are happy to announce that we have put that philosophy to work in a partnership with VMware.

Internet Lessons for DER Architecture

2020-07-13T17:49:57+00:00July 6th, 2020|

At Google I helped define a distributed computing approach which scaled us more than 10,000x. As the grid makes a similar jump, from 1000s of reliable generators to millions of unreliable participants, what can we learn?

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Inc.

2020-08-18T18:00:40+00:00June 28th, 2020|

One of the privileges of working with great partners like Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Inc. is the opportunity to join their conversation with the local community. We were excited to meet recently with Net Metering Advisory group and Renewable Taos to share our work on understanding and managing the role of local solar generation in KCEC’s grid.

Our Response to COVID-19

2020-07-10T19:14:00+00:00March 29th, 2020|

Some of us have operational response backgrounds, which is helpful in small ways. We are used to handling crises and feel more in control when we have a plan. We had already sent people home before the shelter in place order came in.

Welcome to the 2020s: A message to the Camus Energy team

2020-07-10T17:15:29+00:00January 3rd, 2020|

The role of private sector innovation has never been more important. Dropping costs of renewables are finally beginning to drive a change in new energy investment, but the additional pressure on the current grid is producing negative impacts as well as opportunities. 2019 was the year in which California's biggest utility intentionally cut power to millions of people during a critical fire danger event.