Grid Code Essentials and Streamlining Process for Interconnections
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Essentials and Process for Interconnections (Ingram 2020)
The presentation was given by Michael Ingram, chief engineer at NREL, at a USAID Clean Power Asia webinar on July 15, 2020.
- Utility engineers
- State regulators
- Policy makers
- Energy offices
- Distributed energy resource (DER) developers
|Overview of grid codes||
Slide 2: What are grid codes?
Slide 4: Considerations for grid codes to manage DER
Slides 5-6: Common elements: German grid codes (BDEW and VDE 4105) and IEEE Std 1547-2018
|Interconnection maturity model||Slide 8: Approaches at various DER penetration levels|
Slides 9-11: Process, context, and stakeholders
Slides 13-14: Principal roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders
Slides 15-16: Distribution system objectives and supporting DER capabilities
Slides 17-19: Bulk power system objectives and supporting DER capabilities
|Interconnection process life cycle||Slides 21-22: Maintaining and streamlining interconnection processes and procedure|