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Title: Estimating Power System Interruption Costs: A Guidebook for Electric Utilities

Abstract

Utilities are constantly making improvements to their infrastructure and operating protocols to maintain or enhance the reliability and resilience of the electric grid. Customer interruption cost (CIC) estimates are useful in assessing and monetizing the economic benefits customers receive from these improvements. This Guidebook for electric utilities explains how to conduct customer interruption cost studies and describes commonly-used, value-based planning methods. The authors intend that this Guidebook will serve as a reference for utility personnel, policymakers and experts in survey design and administration who may be planning to implement CIC studies. It brings the utility industry up-to-date using modern survey technologies, practices, and data analytics to estimate CICs and, ultimately, use the estimates to address both traditional and emerging planning needs.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Nexant, Inc., San Francisco, CA (United States)
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE)
OSTI Identifier:
1462980
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY

Citation Formats

Sullivan, Michael, Collins, Myles T., Schellenberg, Josh, and Larsen, Peter H. Estimating Power System Interruption Costs: A Guidebook for Electric Utilities. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1462980.
Sullivan, Michael, Collins, Myles T., Schellenberg, Josh, & Larsen, Peter H. Estimating Power System Interruption Costs: A Guidebook for Electric Utilities. United States. doi:10.2172/1462980.
Sullivan, Michael, Collins, Myles T., Schellenberg, Josh, and Larsen, Peter H. Mon . "Estimating Power System Interruption Costs: A Guidebook for Electric Utilities". United States. doi:10.2172/1462980. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1462980.
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title = {Estimating Power System Interruption Costs: A Guidebook for Electric Utilities},
author = {Sullivan, Michael and Collins, Myles T. and Schellenberg, Josh and Larsen, Peter H.},
abstractNote = {Utilities are constantly making improvements to their infrastructure and operating protocols to maintain or enhance the reliability and resilience of the electric grid. Customer interruption cost (CIC) estimates are useful in assessing and monetizing the economic benefits customers receive from these improvements. This Guidebook for electric utilities explains how to conduct customer interruption cost studies and describes commonly-used, value-based planning methods. The authors intend that this Guidebook will serve as a reference for utility personnel, policymakers and experts in survey design and administration who may be planning to implement CIC studies. It brings the utility industry up-to-date using modern survey technologies, practices, and data analytics to estimate CICs and, ultimately, use the estimates to address both traditional and emerging planning needs.},
doi = {10.2172/1462980},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {5}
}

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