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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 and environmental benefits to communities through engagement and discussion with key stakeholders.
Identify and address conditions, requirements and current barriers to distributed energy resources implementation.
Advocate for supportive policies and programs for distributed energy resources at all levels of government.
Community-level distributed energy resources are sources of energy that are connected at the community level to a distribution system.
Systems and drivers that support distributed energy resources include community resilience initiatives, micro-grids, the changing grid system and service models, market structure, policy and regulation.
Social, economic and environmental benefits to communities are realized through the integration and successful roll-out of distributed energy resources.
Policy and regulation to enable the successful implementation of distributed energy resources is essential.
QUEST National DERs webinar featuring CERI primer - Feb 21-2020
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.