Distribution Systems Testing Application and Research

Pragmatic Research and Development for Today's Competitive Utility Environment

What Distinguishes Us

DSTAR offers distribution utilities cost-effective and responsive means of addressing complex challenges that require innovative solutions. More ...

Our Organization

DSTAR research activities are directed by a committee consisting of representatives from each of the member utilities and utility organizations. More ...

The DSTAR Value

DSTAR has completed numerous R&D projects related to a range of distribution design, operation, and system application issues. More ...


Past and Present DSTAR Programs

The following table provides insight into each DSTAR program and which technical areas we have focused on over the years.

ProgramP1P2P3P4P5P6P7P8P9P10P11P12P13P14
Distributed Generation Impact
Economic Analysis
Engineering Analysis Software
Engineering Guidelines
Equipment Testing/Evaluation
Industry Perspectives / White Papers
Operational Efficiency
Power Quality
Smart Grid
System Protection
System Reliability
Workforce Training
Focus-Area Content
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Project Spotlight

Secondary Electrical Design Software

DSTAR Secondary Electrical Design Software (SEDS) enables design of operationally efficient secondary distribution systems

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