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Making Distributed Energy Resources Work for All

SolarEdge Joins Expert Panel for ‘Maximizing Solar in D.C.’

Recently, SolarEdge Compliance Director, Jason Bobruk, participated in a virtual panel, hosted by Columbia Solar, titled ‘Maximizing Solar in D.C.,’ which brought together industry experts and D.C. Public Service Commissioner, Emile Thompson, to discuss a path towards a more stable grid in our nation’s capital.

As we turn towards cleaner electricity to power our lives, and away from fossil fuels, the greater the strain can be on our local grids. To support and encourage growing trends in solar, electric vehicles and battery storage – and get to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 – many in the industry are now focusing on the concept of distributed energy resources (DERs).

SolarEdge is no exception.

In fact, according to Jason, our technology is designed to “integrate directly with distributed energy resource management systems.” That means utilities have the option to access our residential systems – such as the SolarEdge Energy Hub and SolarEdge Energy Bank home platform – and spread more cost-effective, cleaner energy across the grid, while reducing strain and outages.

Did you know? SolarEdge supports a growing range of Grid Services programs, which reward participating system owners up to thousands for sharing their energy as an incentive to stabilize the grid.

Watch Jason share his point of view on taking a phased approach to building a fully functional distributed energy resources program in this short video:

Still not sure what a DER is? Learn more here.

Or continue learning about SolarEdge Energy Bank and SolarEdge Energy Hub.

Power On,
The SolarEdge Team

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