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Distributed Energy Rate Design and Compensation Manual

A manual by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners to assist jurisdictions in identifying issues related to distributed energy resources and assist regulators in answering questions in a way most appropriate for their jurisdiction.

Published: November 11, 2016
Categories: Distributed Generation, Pricing Plans, and Utility Preparedness.
Author: NARUC.

Electric Company Smart Meter Deployments: Foundation for A Smart Grid

A report from the Institute for Electric Innovation that examines how electric companies are using smart meter data today to improve grid operations, integrate DERs, provide customer services, and support innovative pricing, and also describes the growing importance of the […] Read More

Published: October 1, 2016
Categories: Distributed Generation, Smart Grid Information, and Utility Preparedness.
Author: IEI.
Resource Type: Reports.

Beyond the Meter

The first in a series of papers focused on distributed energy resource (DER) program strategy and planning, SEPA’s Beyond the Meter profiles utilities working on innovative approaches to engaging customers and launching DER programs. The paper discusses three key themes: […] Read More

Published: July 1, 2016
Categories: Distributed Generation and Utility Preparedness.
Author: SEPA.
Resource Type: White papers.

Planning the Distributed Energy Future

Based on interviews with leaders at five large U.S. utilities, this white paper profiles emerging utility planning practices for distributed energy resources (DERs). These resources include demand response technologies and electric vehicles. The paper finds that proactive planning has benefits […] Read More

Published: February 1, 2016
Categories: Distributed Generation and Utility Preparedness.
Author: Black & Veatch and SEPA.
Resource Type: White papers.