Distribution

Electricity distribution is the final phase of delivering electric power to consumers.  Typically occurring at lower voltages, distribution refers to the tansfer of electric power from the high-voltage transmission network to residential, commercial, and industrial consumers.  Find out more about the work USEA is undertaking with our partners and members.

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USEA welcomes Indian Prime Minister Modi, sees strong collaboration on energy 

 
Washington, DC—On June 26, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump, administration officials, industry and business leaders. 
 
USEA Executive Director, Barry Worthington, looks forward to a productive visit that promises strong cooperation between the U.S. and India on energy development, infrastructure expansion, resource management and other issues.
 
May 1, 2017
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From the Executive Director's Desk
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Washington, DC— On Thursday, President Trump announced that his administration would renegotiate U.S. obligations under the Paris Agreement.
In a statement, USEA Executive Director, Barry Worthington, said:

“USEA supports a clean energy economy, and we work to advance clean energy technologies, such as carbon capture and sequestration, which can reduce carbon emissions and meet global climate goals.

Women in Energy

The Women in Energy series is a joint project between USEA and USAID that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program funded by USAID to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

 

Feb 28, 2017
Washington, DC

Distributed Energy Resources (DERs), which include solar, storage, energy efficiency, demand response, and CHP technologies, are disrupting the way electricity has traditionally been generated, transmitted and distributed for the last 100 plus years.  Continuing technological innovation and cost declines, together with customer demand, regulatory initiatives, and increasingly sophisticated third party participants, are causing utilities and their regulators to fundamentally rethink traditional business models and regulatory and rate structures.  However, how things may change, the rate of c

USEA in the News

"Big data — extremely large data sets commonly analyzed by computer to reveal patterns, trends and associations — is making it possible for utilities to use more and more renewables on the grid, not only in the industrial world, but also in developing countries. That could be a game changer for global efforts to reduce emissions in both the industrial and the developing world."

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Women in Energy

Every month we feature a women in energy that has shown exemplary leadership. We want to showcase her story and what she has done to get to where she is today. These women come from diverse backgrounds and roles; they bring with them a unique perspective to gender equality within the energy sector.


From the Executive Director's Desk

USEA's Executive Director, Barry Worthington, discusses the state of the energy industry in 2016, and looking forward to 2017, expectations for the future of the industry

Success Story

To the people of Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina, unpredictable power outages were a way of life that impacted businesses, schools, and homes. Any time there was a storm or technical failure, people could lose power for lengthy periods of time.

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