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Designing Distributed
Generation Tariffs Well


Installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the U.S. more than tripled in the past three years, and industry analysts forecast that PV capacity will double from current levels within two years! This exponential growth in PV capacity demonstrates a larger trend in which the role of the electricity consumer is fundamentally changing. Customers are transitioning from being passive recipients of utility services to being active participants in both providing and receiving grid services. Distributed generation (DG) tariffs must evolve to address this changing environment.


Join RAP for a webinar on Thursday, May 29, at 1:00 pm (EDT) as Carl Linvill and Jim Lazar offer 12 principles to guide regulators as they design the next generation of DG tariffs. Grounded in the principle of fair compensation, Dr. Linvill and Mr. Lazar will focus on tangible rate design options that compensate DG adopters fairly for the value they provide to the electric system, compensate the utility fairly for the grid services it provides, and charge non-participating consumers fairly for the value of the services they receive.

The webinar will draw from RAP’s recent publicationDesigning Distributed Generation Tariffs Well: Fair Compensation in a Time of Transition.

Register now!




Webinar Details



When: May 29th, 1:00 p.m. (EDT)

Length: Approx. 60 minutes

Presenters: Carl Linvill,
Jim Lazar

Join us: Register here

Questions?: Contact Deb Stetler at 808-498-726 or

Webinar may be eligible for CLE credit. For more information, contact Deb.


About RAP

The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) is a global, non-profit team of experts focused on the long-term economic and environmental sustainability of the power sector. We provide technical and policy assistance on regulatory and market policies that promote economic efficiency, environmental protection, system reliability, and the fair allocation of system benefits among consumers. We work extensively in the US, China, the European Union, and India. Visit our website to learn more about our work. SE4All Energy Access Online Forum






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