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Distributed energy technologies challenge conventional thinking around grid planning

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By Alex Eller

New storage and renewable energy technologies offer a potentially disruptive alternative to costly, unpopular investment in grid infrastructure improvements. Alex Eller looks at the opportunities for non-wire alternatives to maintaining transmission and distribution networks

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