Energy challenges are global, national, and regional in scope. Developing appropriate definitions and identifying practical system boundaries are critical to developing solutions.
Innovation means different things in different regions. Each region has its own distinctive energy resource mix, demographics, industrial base, investment climate, and regulatory structure.
A number of significant demonstration and deployment opportunities exist in which national objectives can be deepened and accelerated via southeastern regional efforts.
These areas include:
- Large-Scale and Distributed Energy Storage
- National gas based distribution generation, including fuel cells
- Low-speed wind development
- High voltage DC power development
- Community Solar
Click the link below to read more about energy in the Southeast. The EPICenter worked with Southern Company to develop a white paper entitled, Distinctive Characteristics and Strategies for an Energy Partnership to Focus on the Southeast Region.