State Level Resources

The Resource Hub makes it easy for utilities, policymakers, advocates to enact statewide programs and policies that open the wholesale distributed market segment. Below is a wealth of information — including model policies, global best practices, and communications materials — to simplify the process of bringing large amounts of clean local energy online in your state.

Interconnection

Includes: Distribution Grid Interconnection — Siting Guidance, Interconnection Cost Legislation, Modern Interconnection Tariff

Planning the Grid for a Distributed Energy Future

Includes: It’s Time for Grid Planners to Put Distributed Resources On Par With Transmission, Locational Benefits Brief, Planning Distributed Generation for Transmission Savings, Proactive Distribution Grid Planning Example

Procuring Local Renewable Energy

Includes: Drafting Legislation, Generating Support, Policies and Procedures, Pricing & Avoided Costs, Program Size

Renewables Integration

Includes: Advanced Inverters for Distributed PV: Latent Opportunities for Localized Reactive Power Compensation, Advanced Inverters — Recovering Costs and Compensating Benefits, CEC: Craig Lewis on “Flattening the Duck”, DG+IG Enhances System Reliability & Efficiency, Energy Storage: The Next Charge for Distributed Energy, Hunters Point Project Overview, Hunters Point Project Benefits Analysis, Integrating High Penetrations of Renewables

Value of Distributed Generation

Includes: Catalogue Benefits of DG, Cost-Effectiveness of CLEAN Programs, Distributed Generation: Electricity Infrastructure Costs and Impacts, LCPG — Estimating CLEAN Economic Benefits, Hamilton Report on Clean Energy, Hunters Point Project Benefits Analysis, In-State Renewables Brief, Locational Benefits Brief, Minnesota Value of Solar Methodology, Qualifications and Direct Testimony of Karl R. Rabago