DERlab is an association of leading laboratories and research institutes in the field of distributed energy resources equipment and systems. The association develops joint requirements and quality criteria for the connection and operation of distributed energy resources (DER) and strongly supports the consistent development of DER technologies. DERlab offers testing and consulting services for distributed generation (DG) to support the transition towards more decentralised power systems.

News and Events

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DERlab Presents Its Activity Report 2014/2015

Having built the reference network worldwide for the sustainable integration of DER into power systems, the association is celebrating the remarkable advances of its member institutes and companies by this fifth issue of the DERlab Activity Report. Realised in cooperation with the EC-funded project STARGRID, this publication covers the scope of two years and presents the unique pre-standardisation activities and testing facilities of the DERlab members and DERlab collaborations within international networks worldwide... [More]

Download the DERlab Activity Report 2014/2015 [28.784 KB]

Publications and Databases

New DERlab Activity Report presents the key activities in research, pre-standardisation and networking in DERlab in 2014 - 2015.
Technical information on the Smart Grid testing and research facilities of over 45 companies, universities or research institutes can be found in the Database of DER and Smart Grid Research Infrastructure.
Find grid codes and other interconnection specifications in the Generator to Grid database.

Technical Guidelines on Long-term Photovoltaic Module Outdoor Tests can now be purchased in DERlab Shop.

Last updated 30.09.2015