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Title: Distributed Solar PV for Electricity System Resiliency: Policy and Regulatory Considerations (Brochure)

Distributed Solar PV systems have the potential of increasing the grid's resiliency to unforeseen events, such as extreme weather events and attacks. This paper presents the role that distributed PV can play in electric grid resiliency, introduces basic system design requirements and options, and discusses the regulatory and policy options for supporting the use of distributed PV for the purpose of increased electricity resiliency.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1164878
Report Number(s):
NREL/BR-6A20-62631
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Relation:
Related Information: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION DISTRIBUTED SOLAR; PV SYSTEMS; ELECTRICAL SYSTEM RESILIENCY; POLICY AND REGULATIONS; NREL; EXTREME WEATHER