The Distributed Generation Market Demand (dGen) model simulates customer adoption of distributed energy resources (DERs) for residential, commercial, and industrial entities in the United States or other countries through 2050.
The dGen model can help develop DER deployment forecasts for a range of spatial and temporal scales. To learn more, see model applications.
The dGen model can be used for:
Identifying the sectors, locations, and customers for whom adopting DERs would have a high economic value
Generating forecasts as an input to estimate distribution hosting capacity analysis, integrated resource planning, and load forecasting
Understanding the economic or policy conditions in which DER adoption becomes viable
Illustrating sensitivity to market and policy changes such as retail electricity rate structures, net energy metering, and technology costs.
An open-source version of the dGen model is currently being developed as part of the Resilient Planning for Distributed Energy Resources project. Learn about the open-source version's development.
The dGen model is currently unavailable for public download. However, an open-source version is in progress.
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