INSIGHTSSERIES Power & Utilities | Smart Grid
September 18, 2019
States Reexamine Policies to Accommodate Distributed Generation Growth
Proliferation of distributed solar is transforming relationships between utilities and retail customers.

A growing number of states are redesigning policies and incentives for distributed generation as customer-sited installations spread amid falling costs. Regulators have initiated a number of actions this year, ranging from examining the value of distributed energy resources (DER) to overhauling interconnection rules, and equipping utilities with the planning structure required to accommodate new resources.