Chapter 8

Market Design Issues of Distributed Generation

Jeremy Lin*; Fernando H. Magnago†,,; Elham Foruzan§; Ricardo Albarracín-Sánchez    * PJM Interconnection, Audubon, PA, United States Nexant Inc., Phoenix, AZ, United States Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, Rio Cuarto, Argentina§ University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain


This chapter provides a brief description of various types of distributed generation (DG) and technical regulations related to interconnecting DGs into the distribution grid. It also includes a review of the current status of compensation schemes available to DGs. Then, it the author describes obstacles and challenges that prevent ...

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