Innovations For the Smart Grid

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21 Νοε 2013 (πριν από 3 χρόνια και 10 μήνες)

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Cellular M2M

Innovations For the Smart Grid

Hilton Nicholson

President and CEO

Hilton.Nicholson@Sixnet.com

Homepage:
Sixnet.com

Solutions for Your Industrial

Networking Challenges

Cellular Machine
-
To
-
Machine (M2M) is Enabling
Un
-
Tethered Remote Monitoring and Control

45% of population
connected via Cellular

Only 0.1% of Machines

Connected via Cellular

50 million

connected using
cellular technology**

50 billion
machines*

*Future World Consultancy, RSA

**Allied Business, 2007

6 billion
People

2.7 billion
mobile phone
users

General Market Trends


Over 45% connected via Cellular vs. only 0.1% for Cellular M2M


The number of Cellular M2M connections are expected to triple by 2014


Nearly ubiquitous cellular coverage in USA

Implications for Smart Grid and Remote Monitoring and Control


Cellular is becoming a critical element of M2M communications

Innovation …

Thinking About the Problem Differently

Source: General Electric

Why is the Adoption Rate for Cellular Technology
Slower in Power Utility Industry?


Cellular Solutions are Too
Difficult to Implement



Cellular Solutions are Too
Expensive



Concerns about Security
and Reliability


Cellular Solutions are Too
Difficult to Implement



Cellular Solutions are Too
Expensive



Concerns about Security
and Reliability


New Devices are Plug
-
N
-
Play



Cellular Rate Plans down to
$8 per month per MB



Secure VPN, IPSec, & SSL as
well as Dual Radios address
these concerns

Why is the Adoption Rate for Cellular Technology
Slower in Power Utility Industry?

Smart Grid to Smart Home over Cellular
Network

Last Mile

(Zigbee)

Backhaul

(Cellular)

Fiber, Sonet/SDH

Utility

Operations

Center (UOC)

Cellular

Network

Utility Benefits:



Peak
-
Load Shifting reduces need for new


power plants



Reduction in Greenhouse Gases



Reduction in capital and operational costs

Last Mile

(Zigbee)

Smart Home Benefits:



Consumer sells excess capacity


back to utilities



Lower utility rates



More control of costs

MicroGrid Management Over the Cellular
Network

Fiber, Sonet/SDH

Utility

Operations

Center (UOC)

Substation

Wind Farm

Cellular

Network

Solar

Hydro

Backhaul

(Cellular)

Backhaul

(Cellular)

Backhaul

(Cellular)

Backhaul

(Cellular)

Cellular Enables Optimal
Management of Renewable
Sources on The MicroGrid

Is Your Decision
-
Making Being
Tethered by Your Network?

Let Cellular M2M
Innovations Break
You Free!

Thank You