​​​The NRECA Business and Technology Strategies department’s Distributed Energy Resources (DER) work group seeks public and private sector partnerships to introduce new technologies to electric cooperatives and their members. Technologies and techniques include distributed generation, voltage optimization, demand response, energy storage and energy efficiency.

Available Resources

Reports, articles, white papers and other resources related to Distributed Energy Resources may be found here: Topics > Distributed Energy Resources.

Member Advisers

NRECA’s Business and Technology Strategies work groups are proud to be "member-driven." As such, governance of the research program comprises NRECA members. View our member advisers.

Subject Matter Expert for Questions on Distributed Energy Resources

Co-ops are encouraged to contact the DER work group lead with questions, comments and suggestions about current projects and the research agenda:

Tolu Omotoso,, ​703-907-6243