Distributed Energy Resources

Distributed energy resources (DER) have revolutionized power generation and delivery. Wind, solar, storage, demand-side resources, and electrification are improving grid utilization and creating new business opportunities; however, they are also increasing grid complexity. Stay up to date on this dynamic and evolving topic with the most recent industry news, events, product launches, and more.


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Courtesy of NextEra Energy Resources. SRP and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC have officially commissioned a 100-megawatt (MW) battery energy storage system to store the energy produced by the operating Saint Solar Energy Center in Coolidge, Arizona.


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Distributed Energy Resources

UK Researchers Study Making Wind Turbines a More Stable Power Grid Resource

March 15, 2024
The new control systems can be easily integrated into existing variable speed wind turbine systems and are expected to improve power system frequency control and suppress and ...
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Distributed Energy Resources

Utilidata, Aclara, NVIDIA Partner on Distributed Energy AI Platform for Smart Metering

March 15, 2024
Karman embedded meters will provide powerful local computation at the edge of the grid to understand and predict grid conditions and the impacts of DERs
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Distributed Energy Resources

New Brunswick Wind Farm gets Battery Energy Storage System

March 14, 2024
The BESS will store the intermittent electricity produced by Burchill’s 10 wind turbine generators, which generate up to 42 MW of clean, renewable electricity to the Saint John...
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Distributed Energy Resources

BLM Approves Alta Wind Battery Energy Storage Project in Southern California

March 8, 2024
The 25-acre project will be located entirely within the existing right-of-way issued for the Alta 1 Wind Facility.
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Distributed Energy Resources

Consider A Customer DER Interconnection Process

March 5, 2024
Policy changes in Illinois have spurred a surge in Ameren Illinois’ distributed energy resource interconnections, prompting the need for a process.


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Distributed Energy Resources

PG&E’s Remote Grid Delivers Safety, Savings

Feb. 27, 2024
PG&E deploys its first of many stand-alone remote grids, integrating solar, battery storage and generation.
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Energy Storage

The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Optimizing Battery Performance

Feb. 22, 2024
Artificial Intelligence plays a critical role in enhancing battery performance by predicting battery health, optimizing charging methods, and extending battery life.
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Energy Storage

Report: Over 50% of BESS Failures Occur Within 2 Years of Operation, but Insurers Ready to Back the Sector

Feb. 21, 2024
Despite the emerging trends, the report emphasises underwriters' increasing recognition of the sector's importance to the energy transition and their willingness to support its...
Demand Side Management

Reliability: Focus On Winter Forecasting

Feb. 20, 2024
Recently, the nation’s grid monitor, NERC, released a winter reliability assessment which revealed that two-thirds of the U.S. faces ‘elevated risk’ of blackouts in extreme winter...