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The rapid growth of distributed energy resources

Distributed energy resources, including rooftop solar, battery storage and electric vehicles, are experiencing significant growth in the U.S. as the power sector evolves to a cleaner, less centralized future. But what’s propelling the rise of distributed resources and what are the obstacles to more growth?

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  • High electricity rates impede crucial but costly technology investments to manage rising DER levels: utilities
  • Distributed resources like solar and batteries open growing pathway to cyberattacks: DOE
  • Solar industry, utilities, ratepayer advocates clash over California net energy metering proposal
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.