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Procuring distribution non-wires alternatives: Practical lessons from the bleeding edgeDownload
How does a utility pursue procurement of new technologies such as Non-Wires Alternatives (NWA)? At the bleeding edge of utility distributed energy resource (DER) deployment the benefits are widely known, but the procurement and application of these technologies for utilities can still be unknown territory. To start on the NWA pathway it will take knowledge from lessons learned on determining the need for NWA procurement and utilization, as well as, ensuring that the DERs in a NWA solution deliver the grid services to which they are committed.
Read this white paper to learn about the dos and don’ts of procuring these new resources.