When and where are DERS going to be adopted?


With efforts to address the question of how distributed energy resources (DER) are going to be adopted, California’s Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E ) Company’s Grid Innovation and Integration team in 2017 completed a 24-month long demonstration project through California’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) programme, which delivered an integrated planning process providing not only the forecast load growth of new and established customers, but also the forecast load reduction due to expected DER additions.

This article first appeared in the Global Smart Energy Elites 2019. Read the full digital magazine here or subscribe here to receive a print copy.