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IEEE: The expertise to make smart grid a reality

Microgrids introduce issues for utilities

Date: October 30, 2013
Publication: Intelligent Utility

Examples of microgrid deployments illustrate not only the virtues of microgrids in areas such as energy security, sustainability, and economic benefits, but also the associated challenges of integrating this distributed generation into a utility system, including storage and operational considerations and the impacts of changing microgrid technologies, fuel and grid energy costs, and interconnection standards. Read more.