Chapter 13

Application of DERs in electricity market

Yusuke Manabe    Funded Research Division Energy Systems (Chubu Electric Power), Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability (IMaSS), Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan


From the 1990s, deregulation and electric power market opening has been done in several regions all over the world. Competitive environment in the early days was unfit for DER which has a difficulty for forecasting output and high construct cost. Therefore, renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and feed in tariff (FIT) have been done as DER promoting policies. Currently, installed DER’s capacity is increased and construction cost is decreased compared to the 1990s. As a result, the promoting policy’s demerit, which ...

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