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This paper addresses the need to review switched capacitor settings on radial distribution feeders prior to installing distributed generation (DG). Bringing a DG on line without conducting an analysis may result in over-voltages or capacitors switching OFF, depending of the type of controls. A simple case of a feeder with a single DG and switched capacitor with different controls is examined in detail, and is illustrated with a numerical example. The analysis alerts electric distribution engineers to review and reset capacitor switching preset values, if necessary, prior to DG installation.