Michael Carter oversees the E Source subscription products and is responsible for the company’s growth and strategic direction. He has over 25 years of experience in building the industry’s leading companies, data and information products, and advisory and consulting services. Michael has deep expertise in energy markets, electric power generation, power market analysis, renewable power, sustainability, and the transition to a low-carbon economy. Michael serves as an adviser and board member to many industry-focused businesses and start-ups. He served most recently as chief revenue officer (CRO) for Energy Acuity, CRO for Energy Exemplar, and division head of SNL Energy. Michael has an MS from Colorado School of Mines and a BS from the Australian National University.

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The path to an equitable future starts at E Source Forum 2023

Michael Carter
August 24, 2023

We’re just weeks away from E Source Forum 2023, and we’ve chosen to address specific aspects of the Sustainable Utility journey. We’ve meticulously crafted the Forum 2023 agenda to highlight two of the biggest points of focus: affordability and equity.

Knowing SMB customers’ unique needs is the driving force for strengthening CSAT and regulatory outcomes

Michael Carter
August 10, 2023

How can utilities consistently address the needs of small and midsize businesses (SMBs), deliver exceptional value, and get the regulated rate of return they need to drive them forward? In this blog post, we explore the relationship between SMB customer satisfaction and authorized return on equity.

How utilities should prepare for a new era of stranded assets and regulatory scrutiny

Michael Carter
April 18, 2023

The US energy market is transitioning to a low-carbon future, which will need different infrastructure. Can utilities avoid stranded assets? What should they do with assets once they’re stranded? In this blog post, we explain how utilities can mitigate the risk of stranded assets.

How CAISO read the tea leaves and prevented a mass outage event during the 2022 heat wave

Michael Carter
November 22, 2022

This summer, California recorded some of the highest sustained temperatures on record. Learn how the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), the state’s grid monitoring and power system operator, realized it was in for trouble and prepared itself and the state’s citizens for what might come.

A celebration of the Sustainable Utility: The 35th annual Forum

Sannie Sieper, Michael Carter
September 12, 2022

To kick off E Source Forum this week, we caught up with Michael Carter, president of E Source Research and Advisory to discuss the ways that this year’s event aims to empower the Sustainable Utility.