Distributed Energy Resources
- Oct 23, 2020 11:26 pm GMT
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Distributed energy resource (DER) systems are small-scale power generation or storage technologies (typically in the range of 1 kW to 10,000 kW) used to provide an alternative to or an enhancement of the traditional electric power system. (Source - Wikipedia)
Traditional electric power system
Traditional electrical power system generates electricity in a large capacity at a centralized location. Transmission and distribution system then carries electricity to the end user. There are different types of power generation plant mainly:
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