How refreshing is it to hear from a political appointee who actually makes sense?
After telling traditional utilities that they must change or die 6 months ago, FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff told assembled media yesterday that "the nations' electrical future may well belong to distributed generation such as rooftop solar rather than central power stations and generators far from demand, such as public lands solar and wind."
Wellinghoff also said he believes distributed generation is going to win the race.
Okay, so now let's get busy on reforming those transmission incentives, shall we, before we end up with $300B of unneeded long-distance transmission lines? Outstanding!