Definitions for "Distributed Generation"
Keywords:  kilowatts, modular, grid, closer, scale
Electricity generation that occurs at or near the site of ultimate consumption as opposed to most electricity which is generated at a remote site and transported by long-distance transmission lines to the consumer.
Energy produced by generating units close to the location of use. PV cells are a form of distributed energy.
Electricity generation that is located close to the loads being served