Distribution Operations Challenges and Solutions with DER
This session will feature a panel of utility experts who will:
- Provide a high level overview of the new IEEE 1547 standards for smart inverters providing watts and Vars.
- Feature Bandera Electric Cooperative who are supplying transactive energy services using the distribution wires, metering and billing software as the platform.
- The need for new rate policies to compensate for the value DER provides
- Robert Harris – Senior Principal Transmission & Distribution Engineer – NRECA
- Bill Hetherington – Chief Executive Officer – Bandera Electric Co-op, Inc.
- Russell Young – Senior Vice President, Operations – Engie
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