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Title: Residential Transactive Control Demonstration

Arguably the most exciting aspect of the smart grid vision is the full participation of end-use resources with all forms of generation and energy storage in the reliable and efficient operation of an electric power system. Engaging all of these resources in a collaborative manner that respects the objectives of each resource, is sensitive to the system and local constraints of electricity flow, and scales to the large number of devices and systems participating is a grand challenge. Distributed decision-making system approaches have been presented and experimentation is underway. This paper reports on the preliminary findings of a residential demand response demonstration that uses the bidding transactions of supply and end-use air conditioning resources communicating with a real-time, 5 minute market to balance the various needs of the participants on a distribution feeder. The nature of the demonstration, the value streams being explored, and the operational scenarios implemented to characterize the system response are summarized along with preliminary findings.
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Conference: Proceedings of 2014 Innovative Smart Grid Technology Meet (ISGT) , 1-5
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway , NJ, United States(US).
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US)
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United States
demand response, dynamic pricing, distributed resource integration, agent-based system, electricity markets