How Tesla and Vivint are taking different paths to the ‘one stop shop’ destination

What does it mean to be all things to all people? Does it overstretch resources to breaking point, or does it give you a chance to cast a wider net and capture market share? Vivint Solar recently joined Tesla in a race to offer whole packages including solar, storage, EV charging and other components to US customers. We talked to GTM Research's Brett Simon on some of the dynamics of those parallel strategies.

GTM Research report: DERs soon to be valued based on location-based factors

According to a new report from GTM Research, very few US states are actively formulating policies, data infrastructures and the proper technological environments needed to allow for the location-based valuation systems that will assist in the procurement processes for distributed energy resources (DERs) in grid services.