A considerable amount of information about DG is contained within various publications and presentations, all written during the last couple of years. Here they are grouped into six categories:
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Microturbine Technology and Business Developments - A presentation reviewing state-of-the art microturbine developments, given at the World Energy Engineering Congress in Atlanta, on October 26, 2000, by N. Richard Friedman.
Micro and Mini Turbine Technology - A presentation of DG technologies, focusing on micro and mini turbines, presented at the West Coast Energy Management Congress on June 21, 2000, by E.J. Honton.
Report of the U.S. Department of Energy's Power Outage Study Team - Findings and recommendations to enhance reliability, based on the summer of 1999, a March 2000 Final Report.
Natural Gas Power Systems for the Distributed Generation Market - A Gas Research Institute technical paper delivered at the Power-Gen International Conference on November 30, 1999, by William E. Liss.
Review of Combined Heat and Power Technologies - A 32-page report funded by OIT, and done for the California Energy Commission, October 1999.
DG Technologies - A PowerPoint presentation of DG technologies presented at the California Energy Commission's Training Seminar on April 13, 1999.
Distributed Generation: Technology Challenges and Needs - A presentation reviewing DG technology challenges, given at the American Power Conference in Chicago, on April 7, 1999, by N. Richard Friedman.
DG Technology Matrices - CADER's subcommittee on technology issues produced this set of technology parameters during 1998-99.
The Fuel Cell Car as a Hydrogen Storage Device - A presentation that examines how the electric utility and automotive sectors are converging through the medium of the fuel cell car, presented at the National Hydrogen Conference, on April 28, 2004, by E.J. Honton.
DR Cost Impacts on T&D Systems - A presentation describing how DG may affect T&D system applications, presented at EPRI's DR Week 2002, on March 21, 2002, by N. Richard Friedman and E.J. Honton.
Assessment of Distributed Generation Technology Applications - A report prepared by the Resource Dynamics Corporation for the Maine Public Utilities Commission, February 2001.
Increasing Power Reliability Via Distributed Generation - A presentation describing how evolving DG technologies can and are being used to increase both customer and grid reliability, presented at Power Quality 2000 on October 5, 2000, by E.J. Honton.
Industrial Applications for Micropower: A Market Assessment - A 59-page OIT report prepared in November 1999 by the Resource Dynamics Corporation.
Distributed Generation: Securing America's Future with Reliable and Flexible Power - A summary of distributed generation by the Federal Energy Technology Center, October 1999.
Economics of Distributed Generation: T&D Applications - A presentation given at the AEIC-COEPA meeting in Sante Fe, on September 28, 1999, by Paul Lemar.
DG Deployment/Case Studies - A PowerPoint presentation of DG deployment and implementation case studies presented at the California Energy Commission's Training Seminar on April 13, 1999.
High Natural Gas Prices and the Updated Market for CHP - A presentation describing the current and predicted size of the DG and CHP markets, presented at the World Energy Engineering Conference, on September 23, 2004, by Paul Lemar and E.J. Honton.
Siting of DR Units: Rules of the Game - A presentation describing how siting rules are evolving, plus an estimate of DG market size, presented at EPRI's DR Week 2002, on March 20, 2002, by Paul Lemar and E.J. Honton.
Establishing a Goal for Distributed Energy Resources - A presentation reviewing the likely direction of the DG market, as presented at Distributed Energy Resources: The Power to Choose, on November 28, 2001, by Paul Lemar.
Fuel Cells: Improving the Bottom Line - A PowerPoint presentation describing the installation of fuel cells at the First National Bank of Omaha, including the reasons behind choosing this technology, presented at Power Quality 2000 on October 5, 2000, by Thomas Ditoro.
Mitigating Short Voltage Sags with Cogeneration: Improving Power Quality & Reliability - A PowerPoint presentation describing how AMD decided to install onsite cogeneration at one of its semiconductor plants, presented at Power Quality 2000 on October 5, 2000, by Dan Smith.
Combined Heat and Power: Applications of Distributed Power - A presentation covering the market prospects and opportunities for DG, given at Intertech's Distributed Power Conference in Washington DC, on September 25, 2000, by Paul Lemar.
Plugging into Hidden Capacity and Networking into Distributed Generation with the Virtual Power PlantTM - An Encorp Inc. review of how DG units can be networked with hardware and software, January 3, 2000, by Scott A. Castelaz.
Electricity Generation in the Manufacturing Sector: A Historical Perspective - A summary of manufacturers' electric and cogeneration use, by Stephanie J. Battles, August 1999.
The Role of Distributed Generation in Competitive Energy Markets - A Gas Research Institute summary completed March 1999.
Impact of Restructuring on Distributed Resources Development - A presentation given at Distributed Energy Resources: The Power to Choose, on November 28, 2001, by Wayne Shirley of the Regulatory Assistance Project.
New York's Type Tested and Approved Interconnection Equipment - Published by the New York Department of Public Service, as revised November 2001.
Texas's Distributed Generation Interconnection Manual - Published by the Public Utility Commission of Texas, March 15, 2001.
Texas Rule 25.211 - Interconnection of On-Site Distributed Generation, published by the Public Utility Commission of Texas, 2001.
Distributed Energy Resources Initiative - The initial newsletter outlining what this initiative is doing and what it hopes to accomplish, November 2000, by Ritchie Priddy.
Air Quality Issues Affecting DG Deployment - A presentation of issues affecting use of DG technologies, presented at the West Coast Energy Management Congress on June 21, 2000, by Eric Wong of Caterpillar.
Electricity Generation: A Key Element of Reliability - A short Edison Electric Institute summary of actions policymakers might consider to improve electric reliability, published May 2000.
Emissions from Distributed Generation - A summary of air emissions from DG equipment presented to the California Energy Commission on April 20, 2000, by Sheryl Carter.
Review of Utility Interconnection, Tariff and Contract Provisions for Distributed Generation - A report to NARUC during January 2000 by W.R. Beck Inc.
Challenges in Developing a Standard for Interconnecting Distributed Resources With Electric Power Systems - A presentation reviewing steps in the IEEE interconnection standard project, presented at the NIST Conference on Challenges for Measurements and Standards in a Deregulated Electric Power Industry, in Washington DC, December 8, 1999, by N. Richard Friedman.
Profits and Progress Through Distributed Resources - by The Regulatory Assistance Project, November 1999.
Distributed Resources and Distribution Company Profitability - by The Regulatory Assistance Project, April 1999.
Transmission Pricing Issues for Electricity Generation from Renewable Resources - How the resolution of transmission pricing issues arising under FERC's "open access" environment may affect the prospects for renewable-based electricity, by Larry Prete, March 1999.
DR Interconnection Issues: Standards, Technologies and Impacts on the Business Deal - A presentation reviewing interconnection issues, manufacturers of interconnection equipment, and the universal interconnection technology concept, presented at a TVA workshop, in Knoxville TN, September 10 2002, by E.J. Honton (1,761 KB).
Overview of Currently Available UIT-Like Systems - An RDC presentation reviewing existing and emerging interconnection systems, presented at a DOE/NREL conference on Universal Interconnection Technology, in Chicago IL, July 25-26 2002, by Paul Sheaffer (394 KB).
Universal Interconnect Needs and Trends - A GE presentation reviewing UIT design and background issues, presented at a DOE/NREL conference on Universal Interconnection Technology, in Chicago IL, July 25-26 2002, by Sam Ye (667 KB).
Universal Interconnection Technology - An Encorp presentation reviewing UIT design issues, presented at a DOE/NREL conference on Universal Interconnection Technology, in Chicago IL, July 25-26 2002, by Scott Castelez (1,421 KB).
Universal Interconnection Technology - An Advanced Energy presentation reviewing inverter based UIT efforts, presented at a DOE/NREL conference on Universal Interconnection Technology, in Chicago IL, July 25-26 2002, by Rob Wills (191 KB).
www and Facility Electric Power Management - An ASCO presentation reviewing communications aspects of UIT efforts, presented at a DOE/NREL conference on Universal Interconnection Technology, in Chicago IL, July 25-26 2002, by Jim Daley (2,173 KB).
Associated Barriers to DG - A Cutler-Hammer presentation reviewing system coordination issues, power quality concerns and present day UIT issues, presented at a DOE/NREL conference on Universal Interconnection Technology, in Chicago IL, July 25-26 2002, by Ron Eaton (260 KB).
DG Interconnection: Will Black Box Technology Get the Job Done? - A presentation reviewing the state of the art in interconnection issues, presented at the Distributed Generation and On-Site Power Conference, in Atlanta GA, March 12 2002, by N. Richard Friedman (1,282 KB).
DG Interconnection and the Business Deal - A presentation reviewing interconnection issues and their impact on DG adoption, presented at the On-Site Power Conference, in New Orleans LA, March 21-22 2001, by N. Richard Friedman (1,220 KB).
Making Connections - Case studies of interconnection barriers and their impact on distributed power projects, revised July 2000, for DOE's Distributed Power Program (1,829 KB).
Interconnecting Distributed Generators: Technical and Business Aspects - A presentation reviewing DG technologies and the impact of interconnecting them with the grid, given at the DG Markets Interconnection Workshop in San Diego, on February 24 2000, by N. Richard Friedman (103 KB).
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