Toolbox Entry: An Overview of Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Interconnection: Current Practices and Emerging Solutions

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Last edited on 25/11/2022 by Hector Alfaro
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National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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Type of Entry
Study Report

Enabling Distributed Technologies
  • Inverter-specific aspects

Connection Agreement Solutions
  • Technical requirements for connection (grid codes, standards)
  • Interconnection application procedures
Distribution Planning
  • Grid simulation studies

Information Exchange
  • Cybersecurity
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Connection agreement solutions


A comprehensive report. Includes sections: Interconnection Application Procedures and Management, Technical Screens for DER Interconnection, Advanced Inverters, IEEE 1547 (2003-2018), Strategies and Upgrades for Mitigating the Distribution System Impacts of DERs, Cost Allocation, Predicting Future DER Growth, Cybersecurity, and Storage and Solar + Storage Interconnection.