Distributed Energy Resources Interconnection Workshop 2023

Find the agenda and presentations from the second Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Interconnection Workshop, held March 8, 2023.

Modern Distributed Energy Resource Capabilities and Deployment Considerations

IntroductionMichael Ingram, NREL

Incorporating IEEE Standard 1547: Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s Decision Options MatrixBrian Lydic, Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Modern DER CapabilitiesAndy Hoke, NREL

Updating State Interconnection Standards: A Regulatory PerspectiveMichelle Rosier and Derek Duran, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

Summary of Educational Resources and ActivitiesMichael Ingram, NREL

About the Workshop

The Modern Distributed Energy Resource Capabilities and Deployment Considerations workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium, provided technical support to public utility commissions. Presenters shared insights on who makes decisions for DER interconnection, lessons learned from the regulatory perspective, and examples of how DERs can benefit stakeholders.

View resources from our previous workshop on Bulk Power System Considerations and Coordination, held Dec. 15, 2022.


Michael Ingram

Chief Engineer, Sensing and Predictive Analytics