• Energy efficiency

Opportunities and Barrier for Renewable and Distributed Energy Resource Development at Drinking Water and Wastewater utilities

Organization The Water Research Foundation
Author The Water Research Foundation
Year 2019
Topics Drinking Water Systems, Wastewater systems, Water & Climate Change
Level of action Water & Sanitation services/ Utility level


This report provides guidance for utilities, related stakeholders and policy makers interested in pursuing Distributed Energy Resoruce Development (DER). It creates a practical resource by drawing on experiences including success and risk factors. The main focus of this report is on energy generation, but other elements of DER resource integration (energy storage, demand response, and microgrids) are touched upon.