Distribution Working Group - archive
The Distributed Working Group (DWG) continues the work of the earlier Distributed Generation Coordinating Group's (DGCG) Technical Steering Group (TSG), examining the issues to enable the integration of generation onto the distribution network. The DWG manages four Work Programme areas given below (the work programme home pages are accessed by clicking on the title or from the identifiers to the left of this page):-
Work Programme 01: Horizon Scanning
To assess the current state of technology, likely developments, R&D progress, actual and forecast trends in penetration levels and future scenarios, regulatory and political policy to guide and formulate the programmes of work that would commence in approximately 18-24 months time, on a rolling basis.
Work Programme 02: Network Design for a Low-Carbon Economy
To evaluate the technology, tools, techniques, processes and standards that would be required to construct power systems, compatible with the developing trends in low-carbon energy technology.
Work Programme 03: Enabling Active Network Management
Developing the technologies, protocols, tools, processes, techniques and standards that would be needed to ensure that low-carbon compliant power systems could be operated on an active basis to ensure efficient use of investment and an effective contribution from potential market participants.
Work Programme 04: Facilitating Small-Scale Generation
Continuing the focus on developing those solutions which would be needed to enable