Planning for a Distributed Energy Future 2019
- Jan 21, 2019 12:26 am GMT
This item is part of the Special Issue - 2019-01 - Predictions & Trends, click here for more
This year’s survey confirms that utilities are taking actions necessary to accommodate increasing penetrations of DERs on the grid, yet those actions are not at the rate required to keep ahead of customer demand and regulators’ expectations.
By not proactively developing the systems and processes needed to accommodate growing demand for DERs, utilities take the risk that large and small customers alike might completely bypass the utility grid in favor of self-generation, with or without utility backup service.
Read this research to learn:
- Where DERs are making the biggest impact for regulators and utilities
- The customer experience side of DERs (and what customers say about it)
- The opportunities and threats if utilities don’t quicken the pace of DER integration
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