Energy transition plans and goals toward net zero emissions have created the need for investment in DERMS.

Whether it is enabling net-metering capabilities for prosumers that allow customers to sell energy back to the grid, participating in demand response programs, providing grid flexibility, or implementing vehicle-to-grid applications, distributed energy resource management systems (DERMS) will be a key investment for utilities to effectively operate, maintain, and control distributed energy resources (DERs), in addition to assisting utilities to find the best ways to manage the ever-changing complexities of utility distribution systems.

In this IDC Info Snapshot sponsored by CGI, John Villali details how DERMS enable utilities to effectively manage the grid due to the influx of DERs and help them prepare them for continued changes in power market dynamics.