Distribution- Distributed Generation

Distributed Generation – John Stivers
Distributed generation is a concept where more and more people start to provide not only their own power, but share it with other people on the grid. It’s sort of the “dream” of the smart grid. And the thing that detractors from distributed generation are often times saying is these alternative sources of energy aren’t always available. So, when the winds blowing, may not be when the air conditioner is asking for the electricity. So what we need to remember is…>>
energy-101.org

Definition of distributed generation
Distributed generation is an approach that employs small-scale technologies to produce electricity close to the end users of power. DG technologies often consist of modular (and sometimes renewable-energy) generators, and they offer a number of potential benefits.  In many cases, distributed generators can provide lower-cost electricity and higher power reliability and security with fewer environmental consequences than can traditional power generators.
dg.history.vt.edu/ch1/introduction.html

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION
Jun 29th, 2011 | By olivia
differencebetween.com
… People commonly confuse between transmission and distribution and believe them to be synonyms but these terms are as different as chalk and cheese. This article will highlight the features of both transmission and distribution to make the concepts clear to the readers…>>
differencebetween.com

HOW THE SYSTEM WORKS
eei.org
Transmission And Distribution
…Delivering electricity is a complex task. Behind it lies a series of highly technical functions such as the generation of power, its transmission, and its final distribution to the customer…>> 
eei.org/issuesandpolicy

THE POLITICAL AND TECHNICAL ADVANTAGES OF DISTRIBUTED GENERATION
ilsr.org
…The cornerstone of the distributed generation revolution is its potential democratizing influence on the electric grid, the opportunity unlocked for local ownership and the coincident political support for more renewable energy.   In no place is that clearer than in the public support for renewable energy…>>
ilsr.org/political-and-technical-advantages-distributed-generation/

RETHINKING OUR ENERGY SYSTEM; LEVERAGING DISTRIBUTED GENERATION
Steve Morgan, American Clean Energy and Todd Foley, ACORE 
August 22, 2013
… In order to capitalize on recent energy advances, states, regulators, and the federal government must bring the inherent benefits of generating power from on-site renewable energy — what’s called distributed generation — to more Americans. Transitioning our grid…>>
renewableenergyworld.com