Distributed Generation (DG) technologies have the potential to increase the reliability and quality of worldwide power in the coming decade but need continued active support from the US government.
Distributed Generation (DG) technologies have the potential to increase
need continued active support from the US government. More efficient use
of energy resources will contribute to securing flexible power and help
the US achieve energy independence, according to "Distributed
Generation: Global Market Analysis, Technology Assessment and Outlook",
a new report from Allied Business Intelligence (ABI).
The incumbent technologies for DG applications are reciprocating
engines, and small gas turbines. ABI's market study analyzes emerging DG
technologies from fuel cells to microturbines, to wind turbines. The
study forecasts regional and technological growth for DG technologies
from a global perspective. Summary discussions are provided of the
current regulatory practices, tax practices, environmental regulations,
and business considerations effecting the present and future uptake of
DG technologies. A detailed analysis of worldwide market segmentation
and forecasts for DG is included.
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