The electric power industry is increasingly having to evaluate the growing penetration of distributed energy resources (DER). New sets of challenges exist for planning and operating the grid, especially with the distribution systems in which these new resources must be integrated. Now electric utilities across the world are looking at new analytical methods to assess and integrate these resources.
This in-depth article from T&D World discusses the wide range of regulatory activities in the U.S. that underscore the importance of today’s planning process and how it must be updated to meet future needs. Read the article at: https://www.tdworld.com/generation-and-renewables/how-much-der-fits