Nexgrid Technology - Sustainable Energy Conference

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Nov 21, 2013 (4 years and 1 month ago)

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Sustaining the
Smart Grid
Economy

Costa Apostolakis,
Nexgrid

LLC

Ronak Bhatt, RIN Advisors

Scott Carlberg, E4 Carolinas, Inc.

Barbara
Petrey
, Markey Insights, LLC




Energy


Economy


Environment


Efficiency

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Technology Overview

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“an
electrical grid that uses information and
communications
technology to gather and act on information, such as information
about the behaviors of suppliers and consumers, in an automated
fashion to improve the efficiency, reliability, economics, and
sustainability of the production and distribution of
electricity.”

-

Wikipedia


“a
class of technology people are using to bring utility electricity
delivery systems into the 21st century, using computer
-
based remote
control and
automation.”
-

Department of Energy


“is
a planned nationwide network that uses information technology to
deliver electricity efficiently, reliably, and securely. It's been called
electricity
with a
brain, the
energy
internet

-

NIST



Definition of a Smart Grid?

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Definition of a
Nexgrid

Smart Grid?



an
automated, widely distributed
network
characterized by a two
-
way
communication,
capable of
monitoring, managing and
responding to
changes
in electric, water and gas distribution in real time using
standardized methods to benefit both Utility's and Consumers.”

-

Nexgrid



Approximately
40 percent of electric, gas, and water consumers are
served by dual or triple commodity utility companies, cooperatives, or
municipalities.
These consumers
-

when
provided smart metering and
access to their consumption data on a more frequent basis

are generally
interested in making changes to effect a positive change in their energy
(electricity and gas) and water
costs.



Sustaining the
Smart Grid
Economy

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