Distribution Grid (DG) Siting - Quick Links

Siting around DG lines and substations uses many of the same tools as utility-scale siting, but there can be some differences. Here's a quick guide to DG siting in Anderson Optimization.

Create a new siting project

Start to create a new siting project and choose project type

See more details here on creating a new project and consider the following scenarios:

  • Searching for land around DG subs? --> Substation project type

  • Searching for land around DG lines? --> Transmission project type

  • Searching for land around both OR searching for land around lines but within some distance of a known sub? --> Pick either substation or transmission line project type

Add substations and/or DG lines

Select desired DG substations or lines as primary assets when creating a project using one of the following methods:

Search for land