Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model

Purpose 

The Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM) produces optimal investment decisions and dispatch for technologies as fuel cells, PV, solar thermal, electric/heat storage, heat pumps, EVs, etc.; and minimizes annual energy costs, CO2 emissions, or multiple objectives of providing services to buildings.

Audience 
DER project developers, DER and renewable energy integration researchers
Developer(s) 
Developed for 12 years by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, collaboration with China and other countries
Sponsor(s) 
U.S. Department of Energy (OE Office); California Energy Commission

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