Category Archives : Renewable Energy

Frontier’s AEP TNC Solar Program: SolarPro featured project

On May 17, 2016, Posted by , In Frontier Accolades,Program Implementation,Renewable Energy,Texas,Uncategorized,Utility Programs, By ,, , With Comments Off on Frontier’s AEP TNC Solar Program: SolarPro featured project

An innovative commercial solar project supported by AEP-Texas North Company was recently featured by SolarPro online (article available here). In March 2016, Texas State Bank completed installation of a 94.5 kWdc solar carport that provides energy to the bank building and protection from the elements to cars that park underneath….

Frontier Contribution on DOE Solar PV Report

On May 4, 2015, Posted by , In Renewable Energy,Texas, With No Comments

Frontier collaborated with Pecan Street Inc. and CenterPoint Energy to investigate the power quality effects of residential rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) generation on distribution circuits and on service at the residential meter.  For the distribution circuit analysis, voltage, harmonic distortion and power factor were monitored on a total of six…

Virtual bidding, wind generation and California’s day-ahead electricity forward premium

On December 31, 2014, Posted by , In California,Energy Markets,Renewable Energy, With No Comments

C.K. Woo, J. Zarnikau, E. Cutter, S.T. Ho, H.Y. Leung | Forthcoming in The Electricity Journal Frontier principal Dr. Jay Zarnikau and industry partners in Hong Kong examine the market-price convergence effect of virtual bidding (VB) that enables financial settlement in California’s electricity markets with large-scale wind generation. Findings suggest…

DOE SunShot Projects Fund Research on Growth of Residential Solar in TX

On February 14, 2013, Posted by , In Renewable Energy,Texas, With No Comments

 The University of Texas at Austin – News Archive Frontier Associates is assisting UT in research into consumer interest in solar photovoltaic systems in Texas. Frontier is in a unique position to assist the US DOE and UT in this analysis, having implemented a number of successful rebate programs to…

Investor Owned Utilities Make Largest Distributed PV Impact in 2012

On February 1, 2013, Posted by , In Market Research,Renewable Energy,Texas, With No Comments

Anne Jensen | Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA) Renewable Energy Record Since 2009, seven of the nine investor owned utilities in Texas have funded and completed over 1,300 residential and commercial solar PV projects. These projects have resulted in the installation of over 15 MW of installed PV capacity….