Micro managing

Lewis, Dan
January 2010
Utility Week;1/15/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p20
Trade Publication
The article explores whether the distribution network can cope with large amounts of intermittent micro-power energy. From April 1, 2010, feed-in tariffs will escalate from 10p or less per kilowatt hour (kWh) to 36.5p/kWh for small solar photovoltaic systems up to 4kW, 28p/kW for systems up to 10kW and up to 23p/kW for small wind turbines between 1.5kW and 15kW. Network implications of escalating embedded generation are discussed.


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