Progress through partnerships: How utilities and developers can find common ground on DER interconnection
9:40 - 10:25 AM ET
Developers and utilities are often billed as opponents. While one is in pursuit of fighting the effects of climate change, the other aims to preserve a century-old status quo. Not only does this posturing lack the nuance of a complicated dynamic, but it also stands to stunt the energy transition. In reality, all parties are in pursuit of the cleanest and most-reliable grid. How do we get there, together? This session explores how radical collaboration between developers, utilities, and their regulators can improve resource planning and integration.