Transmission-distribution interoperability: Laying the foundation for decision-making

How do we maximize the potential of distributed energy resources? And how will Ontario’s electricity landscape change over the next five to 10 years to accommodate that growth?

That depends on the decisions we make today, including how roles and responsibilities at the transmission and distribution levels should evolve to meet the province’s changing needs and objectives for the grid. To help guide decision-making, Development of a Transmission-Distribution Interoperability Framework explores several potential interoperability models along a continuum, looks at the pros and cons of each, and sets out next steps, including ongoing projects to test key aspects of operability.

 

 

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