10 May 2018
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Presentation—Introduction to the webinar and panelists
Presentation—Alexandra Aznar: USAID Distributed PV Building Blocks: Introduction: What is Distributed PV?
Presentation—Naïm Darghouth: USAID Distributed PV Building Blocks: Grid-Connected Distributed PV: Compensation Mechanism Basics
The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with USAID Distributed PV Program, hosted this webinar exploring the building blocks of establishing a distributed PV program, which include:
- Setting a distributed PV vision, goals, and roles and responsibilities
- Defining distributed generation
- Establishing a compensation mechanism
- Creating interconnection processes, standards, and codes
- Providing public policy support as needed.
This webinar was Part 1 in a two-part series. It will explore building blocks 1, 2, and 3. A second webinar will explore building blocks 4 and 5.
The purpose of the webinar series was to provide policymakers, utilities, and other energy practitioners in the developing world a foundational, concise guide and best practices for establishing a distributed PV program in their countries.
The USAID Distributed PV Program, implemented by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, aims to help USAID partner countries address barriers to safe, effective and accelerated DPV deployment. The presenters for this webinar will be Alexandra Aznar and Naim Darghouth.
Webinar presentations were followed by an interactive question and answer session with the audience.