Distributed Generation

Minnesota Transmisson Study Suggests Grid Upgrades for Renewable Energy

A new study released by the Minnesota Office of Energy Security shows that the state's power grid could accomodate 600 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity by making upgrades to electric transmission systems. A previous study had shown that another 600 MW could be added to the existing tranmission grid without impacting it's performance.

Distributed Generation Tariff Development

http://www.newrules.org/dgtariff/

The Minnesota state legislature, recognizing that distributed generation will play an integral roll in our energy future required that a standardized set of rules, procedures, and technical criteria for interconnection of distributed generation within the state.  To find out more about the ongoing process visit the site listed above which has links to distributed generation rule making and resource planning in other states as well. 

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