Better Real-Time Loss Analysis Tells Utilities Where Solar and Storage DER Make Sense

Consumers who flip on lights and power up the ever-growing number of devices in their living rooms are receiving electricity from a grid that has to generate two Watts of electricity for every one Watt delivered. Put another way, the Department of Energy estimates that more than 60 percent of the electricity generated is lost before it is consumed in our homes. Other estimates claim even larger losses.
Source: Renewable Energy