IEEE S.F. Bay Area Council e-GRID's
BayAreaTech

Technology & Networking in Silicon Valley & the SF Bay Area: Upcoming Meetings, Courses and Conferences

February 1, 2010

Mtg: Aggregated Dispatchable Loads: Beyond Traditional Demand-Response

by @ 1:29 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY February 17, 2010
SCV Power Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Alec Brooks, Ph.D., Google
Time: Networking and Pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from link on website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels

Today, the power grid is operated largely by controlling generation to match load.? As ever-greater amounts of intermittent renewable generation sources are added to the grid, it will become increasingly difficult to achieve the overall balance of generation and load with the current approach.? Active control of load offers a new capability to help manage the grid.? Aggregated dispatchable loads will be able to provide grid services well beyond traditional demand response.
These services can help compensate for the variability of some renewable generation sources.? Loads that participate in providing these services could realize a reduced cost of electricity.? The talk will go through some fundamentals of how power grids operate and describe how loads could be controlled to provide some of the same grid services that are currently performed by powerplants.? An example of how plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles could provide these services will be presented.

Comments are closed.

[IEEE S.F. Bay Area Council - www.e-grid.net] [powered by WordPress .]

SF Bay Area Council

Categories

  • 5G (2)
  • ALL (4,702)
  • Antennas & Propagation (5)
  • BioEngineering (675)
  • Blogroll (33)
  • Circuits (16)
  • Communications (1,862)
  • Computers/Software (1,777)
  • Consumer Electronics (103)
  • Control Systems (23)
  • Electrical/Power (1,284)
  • Electronics Design (2,774)
  • Employment (4)
  • Employment opportunities (7)
  • Engineering Mgmt (1,819)
  • Green energy (48)
  • History (7)
  • Industrial Applications (91)
  • Information Theory (13)
  • Instrument and Measurement (1)
  • Magnetics (30)
  • Microwave (8)
  • NanoEngineering (876)
  • Optics/Displays (969)
  • Photonics (31)
  • PhotoVoltaics (4)
  • Product Safety (25)
  • Reliability (37)
  • Robotics and Automation (19)
  • Semiconductors (1,847)
  • Signal Processing (138)
  • Vehicular Technology (16)
  • Women in Engineering (8)
  • Young Professionals (5)
  •  

    Support our advertisers:

    Visit our
    GRID MARKETPLACE

    Enabling Javascript allows us to show you upcoming conferences in this column.

    For the Firefox browser, select Tools/Options/Content and select "Enable Javascript".

    If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer you may need to click on the yellow bar above and select 'Allow Blocked Content'. You must then click 'Yes' on the following security warning.

    archives:

    August 2019
    S M T W T F S
    « May    
     123
    45678910
    11121314151617
    18192021222324
    25262728293031

    View in Google Calendar

    search blog:


    SUBSCRIBE: Get the e-GRID twice a month by email - upcoming IEEE SF Bay Area meetings, conferences.

    RSS Feed Subscribe to our RSS Feed.

    PUBLICIZE your event to IEEE's membership.


    general links:

    22 queries. 0.471 seconds