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distributed generation


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…


A Brave New World of Reliability: ELCC, EIMs, and DERs

Market forces and government policy are driving clean energy deployment across the U.S. at a level that could impact reliability if not carefully implemented. State regulators, independent system operators (ISOs),…


Illuminating the Dark Side of the Smart Grid
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The benefits of smart grid technologies and data-driven management are well understood. Using open protocols to control energy resources, extract information, and optimize responses can enable enormous productivity and stimulate…


'Smart Microgrid Community' Takes Shape in Canada

Many areas across the globe are looking at providing non-traditional power to residential neighborhoods, part of a push to make a community's electricity supply more reliable and resilient. A development…


A Virtual Solution to a Real Energy Problem

The need for demand response programs, particularly those that help stabilize the grid, is evident as electricity customers seek a more reliable power supply. Enter virtual power plants (VPPs), a…