In Part 1 of this series, we discussed some of the key grid modernization challenges facing today's power utilities. In particular, the need to implement new, smart solutions to manage the growing number of DERs often requires expensive upgrades to existing systems (e.g., SCADA).
Articles tagged with: DERs
With the widespread adoption of distributed energy resources (DERs), the modern grid is becoming an increasingly complex network of interconnected systems.
As governments continue to invest in green technologies and encourage the use of renewable energy sources, more and more households are installing solar panels on their rooftops. In many countries, local and national regulations stipulate that any household that wants to install rooftop panels can do so, and that the utility must connect the rooftop system to the grid.