As federal regulators in the U.S. are making batteries, solar systems, electric cars, generators and other similar resources more valuable in wholesale markets, we’re seeing a new wave of business activity.

Wood Mackenzie predicts that U.S. distributed energy resource capacity will reach nearly 390 gigawatts by 2025, and a lot of companies are getting in on the action.

Amazon is jumping deeper into the smart-home game. Generac, one of the top generator companies in the U.S., just made another acquisition to help it manage batteries, pumps and motors, and possibly other clean energy resources. And Calibrant, a new joint venture between Siemens and Macquarie Capital, is offering a range of new distributed energy services.   

What do all these business moves mean for the future of this market?

Additional resources:

  • Amazon Blog: Alexa’s New Energy Dashboard (Coming Soon) 
  • Greentech Media: Generac Acquires Enbala, Boosting Plan to Harness Behind-the-Meter Energy Resources
  • Greentech Media: Siemens and Macquarie Form Calibrant Energy to Tackle Distributed Energy Market

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