Distributed Generation in Electric Power Systems Renewable- Green/Sustainable Electric Power Systems
Contents: What is Distributed Generation-DG? Todays Dispersed/Distributed Utility Vision for Distributed Generation (DG) Technologies for DG Tomorrows Distributed-Utility Some Utility Benefits of Using DG Customer Benefits of DG Safety/Isolation/Grounding
Some Utility Benefits ofUsing DG , Maximum use of standby Generation capacity through safe parallel operation with the utility grid Cost-effective solution consistent with least cost planning Improved system load factor-LF Enhanced voltage- stability and avoided line loss/Blackout during heavy-load Dispatchable peak demand reduction Improved customer Reliability
Customer Benefits of DG  Electricity-Bill reduction Reliability improvement Power Quality (PQ) improvement Utility-Customer partnerships Alternative Generation Green Renewable Electric Energy
Summary The Distributed Generation-DG systems is defined. The Vision for DG is introduced. Traditional Generation system and New Distributed Generation are introduced. Benefits of DG are introduced for both utility and customer. Interconnection Requirements are introduced.