Posted By: Kenneth Wacks, Ph.D. - Chair, Home-to-Grid Domain Expert Working Group
On: February 25, 2014
Introduction The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel's (SGIP) Home-to-Grid Domain Expert Working Group (H2G DEWG) has developed a white paper entitled Broadcast-based H2G Communication Solutions. The H2G DEWG chair, Ken Wacks, explained that the development of this paper was motivated by a request from regulators and appliance makers for a simple  more...
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Posted By: Paul Batistelli
On: December 24, 2013
The United States is facing some serious issues with its electricity grid. The infrastructure was established more than a century ago, before the Internet or cellphones or a lot of renewable energy generation. It simply wasn’t equipped to handle today's electricity load. Though the entire infrastructure represents a way of  more...
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Posted By: Satish Balantrapu - Senior Consultant, Energy, Communications and Services division, Infosys Technologies Ltd.
On: October 28, 2013
The daily operations of an electric utility like fuel resource planning and taking strategic decisions in balancing the supply and demand of electricity are influenced by load forecasts. When the electricity market has undergone a revolution, load forecasts have gained lot of significance spreading across other business departments like energy  more...
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Posted By: Ajit Tawde - Senior Managing Consultant in Global Business Services, IBM India
On: August 28, 2013
Energy traded like a commodity, and not just on power exchanges by large consumers & producers in megawatts, but by citizens in kilo watts scale. Sounds futuristic? As of today, yes. But all the necessary technology exists and is matured for mass deployment. It is a matter of assembling the  more...
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Posted By: Rafael Herzberg - Partner, Interact Ltd., Energy Consulting
On: August 5, 2013
The demand response (DR) classical definition is changes in electric usage by end-use customers from their normal consumption patterns in response to changes in the price of electricity over time, or to incentive payments designed to induce lower electricity use at times of high wholesale market prices or when system  more...
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Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.
On: June 17, 2013
So you have decided to enroll your facility in a demand response program.  You understand that your organization will be protecting the electric grid from blackouts and brownouts during times of high demand, and you are aware of the revenue your organization will earn from this program.  The only thing  more...
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Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.
On: May 31, 2013
Demand response has become a popular program among a variety of different buildings and organizations.  For years, utility companies have relied on this program to protect the electric grid in times of extreme demand.  During peak hours, electricity consumption soars, making it difficult for utilities to supply a sufficient amount  more...
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Posted By: Marc Tannenbaum - VP, Big Data Energy Services, Inc.
On: May 20, 2013
Demand Response (DR) in the Texas restructured market seems to be on verge of becoming the next big thing. Unfortunately, it has been on the verge of being the next big thing for quite a while. The mounting evidence, however, seems to support the democratization of DR by enabling technologies  more...
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Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.
On: April 8, 2013
Is your facility struggling to pay its daily expenses?  Maybe your organization is just looking for an additional source of income.  In the midst of our nation’s hard economic times, thousands of businesses are searching for an answer to their financial struggles.  Participating in a demand response program will not  more...
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Posted By: Rasika Athawale - Research Manager, Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy
On: March 25, 2013
In a world of hurricanes and super storms people are increasingly becoming aware of the need for a collective action towards a sustainable and clean future. Electricity generation (and consumption) is one of the major causes of greenhouse gas emissions and provides immense opportunities for innovation and improvements. One might  more...
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