Distributed Power Generation Factories, businesses, and communities that generate some of their own power -- can they lighten the load on the power grid?

Guests:

Stephen Connors
* Director, Analysis Group for Regional Electricity Alternatives, Laboratory for Energy and the Environment Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts

Robert Buckler
* President and Chief Operating Officer DTE Energy Distribution, Detroit, Michigan

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Distributed Power Generation

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Factories, businesses, and communities that generate some of their own power — can they lighten the load on the power grid?

Guests:

Stephen Connors
* Director, Analysis Group for Regional Electricity Alternatives, Laboratory for Energy and the Environment Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts

Robert Buckler
* President and Chief Operating Officer DTE Energy Distribution, Detroit, Michigan