Distributed Utility Associates












Distributed Utility Associates provides a broad range of consulting services for a wide array of clients in the energy industry.

DUA specializes in financial, benefit, market, applications, and R&D related evaluations of distributed energy resources (DERs).

DERs are modular electric technologies: distributed generation (DG) including renewable energy resources, distributed energy storage, geographically targeted energy efficiency, geographically targeted demand management (DSM), and related control and communications subsystems.

DUA's offices are in Livermore, California, although associates required for specialized consulting are located throughout the country. DUA currently has seven employees, four of whom are former utility staff, and nearly a dozen close associates with a broad range of analytical, technical, engineering, and planning experience, mostly utility and research related.

Please use the links to the left to learn more about our company and our purpose. Also check out the Recommended Readings and links to the right.


852 Kingsbury Drive

Livermore, CA 94550

Tel. (925) 447-0604       Fax (925) 447-0601










Related Sites

California Energy Commission (CEC)

National Renwewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Electricity Storage Association


Department of Energy

Office of Electric Transmission and Distribution

Recommended Readings

Risk and DR: Coin of the Realm

EPRI-DOE Handbook of Energy Storage for Transmission and Distribution Applications

DER Benefits Study Comparison, NREL 2003

CEC RFP Attachment 14: Electric Energy Storage Benefits and Market Analysis

Distributed Resources: A How-To Guide for Federal Facility Managers

Economic Analysis of Distributed Energy Impacts, DOE 2003

Congressional Testimony on DU

Texas Distributed Generation Interconnection Manual

Utility Owned Distributed Generation Market Potential

Analysis of the Economic and Environmental Benefits of Market Penetration of Distributed Generation

Bulk Energy Storage for Cooperatives

Innovative Business Cases for Energy Storage in a Restructured Electricity Marketplace, Phase II

Innovative Applications of Energy Storage In a Resrtuctured Electricity Marketplace, Phase III