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Principal Research Associate & Lead – Power Utility & Electric Mobility Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE)
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Bob, evidence of the value from fast acting DR resources to help manage system events (i.e. under frequency response) is supported by many real life cases in Texas. I agree with you that DR is not equal to real generation of electrons - one black start scenario would convince most people of this reality. But DR does indeed provide a valuable service for grid management .
Ben, solar generates less than 2% of U.S. electricity. Wind, less that 7%. Coal is at 27%, gas is at 35% and growing. Both generate electricity all night long, and when the wind isn't blowing. So America's renewable 'capacity' is greater than coal...who cares? "Also in April, the renewable energy sector was projected to have generated more electricity than coal...That transition was...
Hi, You touched one aspect of load shedding which is planned one. Utilities go through to keep supply/demand balance across the integrated network , as well as its elementay element by element. This can done either by a pencile and a piece of paper or through exel. The main target is to be withen specified loading conditions to avoide network damage. Of coure good pre-planning is useful...