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FirstEnergy Integrated Distributed Energy Resource Management Training, Use, and Acceptance

Product ID:3002004624
Date Published:17-Mar-2016
Sector Name:Power Delivery & Utilization - Distribution & Utilization
Document Type:Technical Results

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The subject of this case study is annual training on the use of the FirstEnergy Integrated Distributed Energy Resource (IDER) Management system, deployed in the central region of the Jersey Central Power & Light Company (JCP&L). The IDER system has been used to support electric distribution system engineering and operations and to participate in the PJM Interconnection, LLC (PJM) market programs, where PJM is the regional transmission operator (RTO). As there are two applications of the IDER system—peak load management through residential direct load control (DLC) and acquisition and use of data from distribution line sensors, there are two different training programs.

Training entails annual sessions for personnel involved in managing load reduction events using the DLC system and one-time training for members of the engineering department engaged in planning, evaluation of loading, operations, and customer issues.

This case study reviews the content of the presentations and demonstrations provided at training sessions, as well as how training has been adapted since first initiated in May 2009.

2015 Program D_SG   Smart Grid Demonstration
  • Training
  • Distributed energy
  • Peak load management
  • Direct load control
  • Distribution line sensors

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