DER Certification Laboratory Pilot, Accreditation Plan, and Interconnection Agreement Handbook

NREL, Thomas Basso (NREL Technical Monitor)

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


This report describes the first steps toward creating the organization, procedures, plans and tools for distributed energy resources (DER) equipment certification, test laboratory accreditation, and interconnection agreements. It covers the activities and accomplishments during the first period of a multiyear effort. It summarizes steps taken to outline a certification plan to assist in thefuture development of an interim plan for certification and accreditation activities. It also summarizes work toward a draft plan for certification, a beta Web site to support communications and materials, and preliminary draft certification criteria.
Original languageAmerican English
PublisherNational Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Number of pages87
StatePublished - 2003

Bibliographical note

Work performed by EPRI PEAC Corp., Knoxville, Tennessee

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-560-34588


  • accreditation
  • certifications
  • D
  • DER
  • distributed energy resources (DER)
  • distributed generation
  • distributed power
  • distribution and interconnection R&amp
  • interconnection
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • NREL
  • standards


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