November Member Brief: Virtual Power Plants
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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.

November Member Brief: Virtual Power Plants

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