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Where's the Value in Hosting Capacity Analysis?

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The value proposition for calculating the amount of solar PV that utility systems can host is a product of the intended use case(s) for the analysis. The information can be used to enable DER development, enhance the DG application process or advance utility planning analytics. The specific methodologies and approaches that utilities employ should be a function of what value hosting capacity delivers and to whom.

By Samir Succar
Distributed Energy Resources