Distributed Generation & Microgrids

AEIC Member Companies Discuss DER and Grid Ops

Improving and Integrating

The Association of Edison Illuminating Companies' Distributed Energy Resources Subcommittee met at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort in Point Clear, Alabama, February 28 — March 1, 2018. The DER Subcommittee is focused on the technical and operational challenges, best practices, and implemented solutions related to the integration of distributed energy resources into the electrical grid.

Power Profile: Jan Vrins Talks Clouds

Navigant’s Global Energy Practice Leader

Day to day, we’re focused on where technology meets policy and regulation, and its impact on organizations, business models and operations.

Revisiting the Regulatory Paradigm

Where Do DERs Fit In?

Too often discussions on complex topics like valuing and rewarding DER resources occur in silos. Here are some questions to form the basis for conversations between stakeholders. To stimulate policy-making, the answers must be shared with the other sector representatives.

Investing in Innovation

Identify incoming changes, partner with start-ups

Imagine a world where you spend exponentially less to provide better service to your customers.

Seeking Answers Down Under

Australian Fact-Finding Trip

For many utilities in Australia, a 25% solar penetration rate is now business as usual. But utilities have also missed opportunities to shape policy on key grid modernization initiatives, such as the rollout of smart or advanced meters.

Accommodating High Levels of DER

Understanding What Reliability Entails

How Distributed Energy Resources affect the reliability of the bulk power system is an area that needs more study and analysis for the industry and policy makers.