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Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) is a national working group with a regional focus on sources of energy that are connected at the community level to a distribution system. The working group was established in February 2019 to engage and connect relevant industry stakeholders in discussions about how we influence positive change as our energy systems evolve.
Working Group Participants
Utilities & Energy Service Providers
Product & Service Suppliers
Law & Insurance
Governments, Associations, & Non-Profits
Building & Development Sector
Explore the social, economic, & environmental benefits to communities through engagement and discussion with key stakeholders
Identify and address conditions, requirements, and current barriers to DERs implementation
Advocate for supportive policies and programs for DERs at all levels of government
Community level distributed energy resources – sources of energy that are connected at the community level to a distribution system
Systems and drivers that support them including community resilience initiatives, micro-grids, the changing grid system and service models, market structure, policy and regulation
Social, economic, and environmental benefits to communities realized through their integration and successful roll-out
Policy and regulation to enable successful implementation
DERs Working Group Information Session - Webinar Recording and Presentation
This presentation provides an overview of the Working Group including backgr
DERS Working Group Policy Session - Webinar Recording and Presentation
This webinar features a presentation from Principal Consultant of Envigour Policy Consulting Inc. and QUEST Senior Associate, Bruce Cameron on the findings of recent work on DERs policy in Canada. Also, learn more about the upcoming schedule, charter, and membership for the DERs Working Group. Watch the webinar or view the slide deck here.
2019/2020 DERs Working Group Work Plan and Schedule
The Work Plan and Schedule covers the objectives and associated activities, sessions, timelines for 2019 and 2020, and intended outcomes for the Working Group. This is a living document and will be updated as the Working Group evolves and key areas of focus are identified.