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Although rooftop solar is thought of more as a distributed resource, small to medium scale solar farms are popping up in many regions and connecting directly to distribution systems and hosting capacity analysis considers these utility scale centralized systems as well.

Matt Rylander

Matt Rylander is a technical leader of power system studies at EPRI. He is developing new techniques to effectively and efficiently plan for distributed energy resources in the modern electric grid (hosting capacity). He has incorporated these techniques into the DRIVE software tool. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.