Making connections: Case studies of interconnection barriers and their impact on distributed power projects

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Distributed power is modular electric generation or storage located close to the point of use. Based on interviews of distributed generation project proponents, this report reviews the barriers that distributed generators of electricity are encountering when attempting to interconnect to the electrical grid. Descriptions of 26 of 65 case studies are included in the report. The survey found and the report describes a wide range of technical, business-practice, and regulatory barriers to interconnection. An action plan for reducing the impact of these barriers is also included.

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Alderfer, B.; Eldridge, M. & Starrs, T. July 25, 2000.

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Distributed power is modular electric generation or storage located close to the point of use. Based on interviews of distributed generation project proponents, this report reviews the barriers that distributed generators of electricity are encountering when attempting to interconnect to the electrical grid. Descriptions of 26 of 65 case studies are included in the report. The survey found and the report describes a wide range of technical, business-practice, and regulatory barriers to interconnection. An action plan for reducing the impact of these barriers is also included.

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  • Report No.: NREL/SR-710-28053
  • Grant Number: AC36-99GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/755953 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 755953
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc703865

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Alderfer, B.; Eldridge, M. & Starrs, T. Making connections: Case studies of interconnection barriers and their impact on distributed power projects, report, July 25, 2000; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc703865/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.