Distributed Generation & Utility Integration: Commercial and Behind-The-Meter Renewable Energy Applications, Technologies, and Policies

Moderator:
Eliot Abel, Strategic Operations Manager, GE Renewable Energy
Speakers:
Sanjay Ranchod, Assistant General Counsel and Director, Policy & Electricity Markets, SolarCity
Howard Chang, Senior Manager and Segment Leader for Channel Partner Operations, SunEdison
Carla Peterman, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission

Rapid growth in rooftop solar installations is posing new challenges to grid operators and threatening the viability of the traditional utility business model. Are solar developers and utilities destined to be at odds or is there a way where both can benefit from the growth in DG? What are the new commercial models, grid-friendly technologies, and/or policies that can help pave the path forward?

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