New Distribution Market Structures Needed as DERs Grow
As numbers of Distributed Energy Resources grow, ISOs and distribution utilities are realizing that new distributed markets will be required to manage DER resources. Three potential structures for distributed markets are under discussion.
Running a Grid with High Penetrations of DERs: It’s a Whole Different Animal
Once distributed energy resources (DERs) grow enough to be more than just a minimal load modifier, transmission and distribution operators, planners, and designers will need to develop and implement new tools and procedures to ensure a reliable grid.