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Needed: A Grid Operating System to Facilitate Grid Transformation

Product ID:1023223
Date Published:31-Jul-2011
Sector Name:Power Delivery & Utilization - Transmission
Document Type:Issues & Overviews
Price:No Charge

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   1.14 MB - Adobe PDF (.pdf)

This paper examines the evolution of today's grid operating system and outlines the development of a new grid operating system which will facilitate the transformation of the grid. Without the development of an advanced grid operating system, the full value of a variety of individual technologies like electric vehicles, electric energy storage, demand response, distributed resources, and large central station renewables such as wind and solar will not be fully realized.
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  • Demand Response
  • Grid operating system

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