Smart Grid: Integrating Renewable, Distributed And Efficient Energy

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byFereidoon P. Sioshansi

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The creation of a flexible, efficient, digitized, dependable and resilient power grid may well be the best route to increasing energy efficiency and security, as well as boosting the potential of renewable and distributed power sources. This book covers smart grids from A-Z, providing a complete treatment of the topic, covering both policy and technology, explaining the most recent innovations supporting its development, and clarifying how the smart grid can support the integration of renewable energy resources. Among the most important topics included are smart metering, renewable energy storage, plug-in hybrids, flexible demand response, strategies for offsetting intermittency issues, micro-grids for off-grid communities, and specific in-depth coverage of wind and solar power integration. The content draws lessons from an international panel of contributors, whose diverse experiences implementing smart grids will help to provide templates for success. Provides critical information on the technological, design and policy issues that must be taken into account to ensure that the smart grid is implemented successfully Demonstrates how smart grids can help utilities adhere to increased renewable portfolio standards Provides examples of successful microgrid/smart metering projects from around the world that can act as templates for developers, operators and investors embarking upon similar projects

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The creation of a flexible, efficient, digitized, dependable and resilient power grid may well be the best route to increasing energy efficiency and security, as well as boosting the potential of renewable and distributed power sources. This book covers smart grids from A-Z, providing a complete treatment of the topic, covering both po...

Dr. Fereidoon Sioshansi is President of Menlo Energy Economics, a consulting firm based in San Francisco with over 35 years of experience in the electric power sectore working in analysis of energy markets, specializing in the policy, regulatory, technical and environmental aspects of the electric power sector in the US and internation...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:568 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: Setting the context: The what, why, how, if and when of smart grid Chapter 1: Smart grid is a lot more than just technology Chapter 2: Smart regulation for the smart grid Chapter 3: From smart grid to smart energy usage: Reengaging customer demand Chapter 4: Efficiency and ethics of dynamic pricing Chapter 5: The equity implications of smart grid

Part II: Smart supply: Integrating renewable and distributed generation Chapter 6: Prospects for renewable energy: meeting the challenges of integration with storage Chapter 7: The smart grid vision and roadmap for California Chapter 8: Realizing the potential of distributed generation Chapter 9: What role for micro-grids? Chapter 10: Renewable integration through direct load control and demand response Chapter 11: Riding the wave: The potential of the smart grid for integrating wind resourcesPart III: Smart infrastructure, smart prices, smart devices, smart customers, smart demand Chapter 12: Software infrastructure and the smart grid Chapter 13: The evolution of demand response in RTO markets Chapter 14: Smart pricing in organized electricity markets Chapter 15: How large C&I customers respond to dynamic prices the California experience Chapter 16: Smart pricing to reduce network investment in smart grids the international experience Chapter 17: Where do customers fit into the smart grid puzzle? Chapter 18: Customer view of smart grid Set and forget? Chapter 19: Customer side of the meter

Part VI: Case studies and applications Chapter 20: Demand response participation in PJM's energy and capacity markets Chapter 21: Ausgrid's smart grid vision Chapter 22: Perfect partners: Wind power and Electric Vehicles A New Zealand case study Chapter 23: Impact of EVs on day-ahead prices: The French connection