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ConEd eases customer DER adoption while gaining data to improve grid planning

If Con Edison's partnership with ConnectDER looks a lot like a a residential "make ready" program, it's because that's how the device has been used before: helping to avoid expensive repairs and connection points inside California homes.

"The concept was to be an exterior point of interconnection," Jim Skillman, manager of distributed generation for Con Edison, told Utility Dive. But in New York, the utility is using the devices a bit differently: "Part of it is a nice, easy connection, and part of it is the utility getting smarter "