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Wisconsin Energy Institute

Transforming the Grid from the Distribution System Out

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Dynamic Distribution System Team

July 25, 2014

Transforming the Grid from the Distribution System Out

Declining prices, coupled with tax incentives, are driving increased use of distributed energy resources. This creates a challenge for a traditional electrical transmission and distribution system that was not designed for flexible load tracking and large numbers of distributed energy resources. The authors propose a new dynamic distribution system that has the responsibility of tracking load fluctuations, firming intermittent renewables and providing a distribution-level marketplace.

Read the "Transforming the Grid from the Distribution System Out" whitepaper here »