Distributed generation is the ability to generate on-premise energy at the point of consumption that can also be fed back into the distribution grid.  Generating power on-premise, rather than centrally, provides more control to the consumer, but also create added complexities to utilities and T&D companies to manage those distributed generation.

The Smart Grid gives utilities and grid operators more control and visibility to integrate distributed generation, which eventually result in a cleaner, reliable energy.

Click below to see the Use Case on how the powerful Trilliant Communications Platform’s SecureMesh WAN can help utilities and energy providers around the world solve Distributed Energy Resources (DER)  integration challenges.

DER Integration


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Typical examples of distributed generation include:

  • solar panels on the roofs of homes and buildings
  • small wind turbines
  • electric vehicles

With net metering, producers of distributed energy will have the ability to deduct their energy outflows from metered energy inflows.

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