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Flipping the paradigm of demand response with smart devices

Flipping the paradigm of demand response with smart devices

Earlier this summer, I hosted a webinar on how Smart Lighting can help a utility do more than save energy - it can target its Energy Efficiency to times of high stress on the grid. If you would like to watch the webinar, it can be found here. Uti ...

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Going home, part 6: The Future Role of Utilities in Home Energy Management Systems

Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS), and home automation more broadly, have the potential to transform how energy services are delivered and which energy services matter most. Energy service could stop being valued as a commodity that utilities sup ...

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Going home, part 3: Building a bridge to healthy management of distributed energy resources: An economic model for Home Energy Management Systems

Going home, part 3: Building a bridge to healthy management of distributed energy resources: An economic model for Home Energy Management Systems

For utilities, Home Energy Management technology builds into and enhances the performance of the smart grid by opening up or improving the management of distributed energy resources (DER) - both distributed generation (e.g., the decision to direct PV ...

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Using end-use load data for better infrastructure investment planning

Using end-use load data for better infrastructure investment planning

Background of Infrastructure Planning in the Electric Utility Industry Since the development of the modern electric grid, pioneered by Thomas Edison with the Pearl Street Station in New York City in 1882[1], the struggle to match generation and tran ...

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The continued rise of the prosumer: Three customer-centered solutions to impacts of distributed energy resources

The continued rise of the prosumer: Three customer-centered solutions to impacts of distributed energy resources

Distributed Energy Resources (DER) constitute a rapidly expanding sector in the US, particularly in the west, resulting in a new class of utility customer who produces as well as consumes energy--the "Prosumer." Some utilities have been forced by pub ...

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A perspective on imperatives from the 2013 Advanced Energy Conference

At last week's 2013 Advanced Energy Conference in New York City participants from industry, government, and academia were finally able to gather together after the conference's six month delay--due to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy. There were many ...

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