by Jeff St. John
March 25, 2016

California is in the midst of a major shift in terms of how rooftop solar PV, smart inverters, behind-the-meter batteries, smart thermostats and EV chargers, and other distributed energy resources will be valued as part of the grid.

Like many such big policy measures, it’s moving slowly, but tectonically, with subtle behind-the-scenes shifts that could determine the outcome of billions of dollars' worth of investment.

Over the past few months, we’ve seen rumblings of conflict emerge between Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California...