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Renewable and DER Integration

Solution Overview

With renewables and Distributed Energy Resources (DER), regional entities, utilities, and energy service providers have many evolving considerations in technologies, standards, interconnection standards, and coordination between transmission and distribution providers.

Utilicast can help you navigate all to ensure each entity has a strategy and approach to integrate renewables and DER.

Core Services

  • Strategy & Concepts   
  • Assessments 
  • Requirements
  • Design & Architecture 
  • Integration & Testing

Solution Expert

Zach Gill-Sanford


Mr. Gill-Sanford has 12 years of experience in transmission strategy, transmission policy, transmission planning, stakeholder outreach, and market assessment and integration. Zach is highly knowledgeable about the California ISO Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), including interchange schedule model configuration, meter registration, transmission operator system integration, OATT revisions, EIM MBR analysis, and EIM-related presentations to transmission customers, FERC staff, and state regulators. He has performed transmission availability and interconnection studies for various FERC-jurisdictional and non-jurisdictional transmission owners. He is actively involved in transmission contracts and transmission policy development throughout the Western grid.