What DERMS Technology means for a Utility
- Aug 22, 2019 7:05 pm GMT
This item is part of the Special Issue - 2019-09 - Distributed Energy Resources, click here for more
Across the globe, the energy industry is witnessing increased penetration of distributed generation resources, such as solar PV, energy storage, and microgrids— which are small-scale versions of centralized electric grid.
This past century, most electricity systems have experienced gradual, incremental change. And electricity has flowed in one direction from centralized generation to consumers. However, over these past 10 years, those electricity systems are now confronting the most transformational period of change. The widespread adoption of distributed energy resources (DER) such as solar PV and energy storage, energy-efficiency efforts, and declining asset utilization rates are simultaneously driving the industry to reevaluate the way it manages the electricity network.
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