DER: A Threat to the Grid? June 27, 2017By Rich Heidorn Jr.Terry Brinker, president of Reliable Energy Advisors and former NERC official, argues for cooperation among stakeholders to integrate distributed energy resources (DER). Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:Distributed Energy Curbing NY Power DemandA new report by NYISO says energy efficiency and distributed energy resources will cut peak demand growth on New York’s bulk power system.CAISO Boosts Reserves After August Event ReportCAISO will temporarily increase its daily procurement of operating reserves in response to findings that the erroneous tripping of solar generation caused the loss of 1,200 MW of output.CAISO Tariff Change Would Extend Market to DERCAISO has asked FERC to approve a new Tariff provision that would enable rooftop solar and other small DER to participate in the markets.