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As Hurricane Irma receded last September, thousands of Floridians sheltered in 115 well-lit schools, drinking hot coffee and communicating with the world through cell phones charged by solar-plus-storage systems.
Funded by a $9.8 million 2009 Recovery Act grant, the solar-plus-storage systems powered the schools despite the overcast weather, while 6.7 million utility customers had no electricity. Like last year’s hurricanes in Houston, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Irma made vivid the value
2017 could go down as the year regulated utilities took the lead in energy storage. Several of the most notable energy storage projects this year were done by or for regulated utilities. And that momentum will likely carry into 2018 as well, Tim Gretjak, an analyst at Lux Research, told Utility Dive.
Properly designed SCADA systems provide total site control to optimize power generation, control voltage, maximize revenue, ensure accurate settlements and satisfy utility compliance requirements. This article looks at the role of SCADA systems in utility-scale PV power plants for compliance, operations management, asset management and revenue optimization. It also covers design and deployment considerations.
Many utilities use Meter Data Analytics (MDA) to better support planning and operations. This article looks at how utilities can use advanced meter intelligence to enhance how they plan and manage infrastructure assets. Trimark is an industry leader in providing meter and energy data services and reporting for a variety of initiative and rebate programs and for a variety of purposes, including billing support, operational performance and analysis and system monitoring.
California’s Rule 21 is leading the way for inverters to help support the grid. The revised rule widens the range of conditions during which inverters may operate and allows inverters to provide seven grid support functions. The old interconnection requirements only allowed inverters to operate within a narrow range of IEE frequency and voltage requirements, underutilizing the capability of inverters.