Renewable generation, digital grid represent both threats, opportunities in 2019
- Jan 16, 2019 1:55 pm GMT
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As the power industry continues to modernize and continue its remarkable transformation, one factor remains unchanged: the electric grid must remain, above all else, reliable. That’s why distributed energy resources and renewable generation represent both an opportunity and a threat. We are on the brink of adopting DERs like solar and wind as never before. For DERs to meet their potential on the grid and avoid power disruption, more long-term planning and investment are needed. Many utilities have started developing some impressive roadmaps to modernize and upgrade the grid for the long haul.
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