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Distributed Energy


Renewable and fossil-fueled distributed generation technologies and policy, small-scale generation, user-generated power, microgrids

The New Wave of the Decentralized Energy Market

Ten years ago, the energy market was based around the conventional, centralized generation of oil and coal plants. It was predictable and formulaic. These staples of yesterday’s energy market are…



Show Preview – Distributed Energy Conference

The 2021 edition of the Distributed Energy Conference, hosted by POWER magazine, will take place Oct. 18–21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s…


DER Orchestration Helps Utilities with Challenges of Grid, Decarbonization

Renewable energy and distributed energy resources (DERs), including solar and wind, electric vehicles (EVs), battery storage, heat pumps, and new types of controllable load devices, may well prove to be…


Electrification of Everything—Digital Circuit Breakers Support DER Adoption

The continued push toward electrification creates a need for technologies that provide a way to integrate distributed energy resources (DERs) into the power grid, certainly at the residential level where…


Distributed Energy Platforms a Key for Sustainable Power

The energy industry has been going through a revolution, and more and more businesses are looking to transition from non-renewable fossil fuel energy sources such as coal and oil to…


‘Smart Grid Ready’ Generator Changes Game for Backup Power

Residential applications for smart grid technologies continue to grow as electricity customers take more control of their energy usage and costs. Homeowners with rooftop solar have been selling power back…