Service providers turn to distributed generation to reduce power costs, increase reliability

Service providers may be aggressively expanding their coverage, but that expansion comes with a price: an increase in electricity costs and consumption.

To reduce energy costs, a recent Navigant Research report revealed that service providers are adopting distributed generation (DG). Among the various benefits of DG is that service providers can avoid high retail electricity rates while protecting central office (CO) sites from unreliable power grids.

Smart Grid News has this coverage

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