Rich Riazzix

whirrtarragonElectronics - Devices

Nov 21, 2013 (3 years and 10 months ago)

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Rich Riazzi

Chelan County PUD

These are the views of Rich Riazzi and may not be representative of the policies of Chelan County PUD

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Smart
-
Grid


Has the industry created a common vision of Smart
Grid?


What questions should be asked before we create a
Smart
-
Grid vision

2

Three Questions


Have our policy makers created the right environment
for the development of sustainable energy and
environmental programs?


Is the prescriptive approach the right approach?


Is there a better approach?

3

The Prescriptive Approach


Renewable standards


Conservation standards/goals


Greenhouse gas reduction goals


Super
-
Grid standards


Mandated vehicle emission standards


Plug in electric hybrid goals


Alternate fuel standards

4

Unintended Consequences


One size fits all


Impossible to optimize portfolio of programs


Creates market anomalies


Potentially creates negative environmental impact


Dilutes smart
-
grid value potential

5

Is a Course Correction Needed


Should we consider an outcome based approach


What is the goal?


Energy independence


Reduced greenhouse gas emissions

6

Evaluation Framework


Triple bottom
-
line approach


Economic


Environmental


Social


7

Role of Smart Grid


Optimize current portfolio


Inform policy makers with real time data

8

0

Decision

Support

Systems

NW Generation


Hydro

Coal

Nuclear

Natural Gas

Wind

Solar

Other

Load/Storage

Conceptual Elements
of a Smart Grid

Cyber

Security

Trading

Desk

Risk Management

Real Time

Information

Load

Wholesale
Market

Plug in

Hybrid

or
Charging
Stations

Transmission

Distribution

Network

Pump Storage

Load/Storage

Industrial

Commercial

Residential


Fiber/Wireless


Network

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Discussion

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