Free Research November Member Brief: Virtual Power Plants Defines virtual power plants Conventional vs. virtual power plants Explores the future of DER deployments Interest in “virtual power plants”, or controllable aggregations of solar, batteries and/or demand response technologies, appears to be rising with several new projects in Europe, the United States and Australia. However, the term remains rather subjective. This member brief defines virtual power plants and discusses why the rise in interest might be a harbinger of future innovations in distributed resource deployments. Research report November Member Brief: Virtual Power PlantsName First Last Email CompanyTitlePhone (Optional)Job FunctionExecutive AffairsGeneral CounselAccounting/FinanceAdministrationBusiness Development/Sales/Marketing/PRComplianceCustomer Service/RelationsDistributionEngineeringGenerationGovernment AffairsHuman ResourcesInformation TechnologyInvestors RelationsLegalPower SupplyPR/CommunicationsProcurement/Supply ChainRegulatory/RatesResearch/DevelopmentSolar/Renewables Project ManagementStrategic PlanningTransmissionJob LevelNon-Executive ChairmanCEO/OwnerVice PresidentSenior Executive (C-level)DirectorManagerCoordinator/ProfessionalAdministrative/Clerical Submit This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Sign me up to receive updates on Customer Solutions & Marketing, Strategy & Planning and Technology & Infrastructure?