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Title: Utility rate structures and distributed thermal energy storage: a cost/benefit analysis. Basic research report, October 1978-February 1979

Abstract

This paper examines three alternative methods by which electric utilities might take advantage of distributed thermal energy storage to smooth out their load profiles. These three methods are: time-specific rates, time-invariant rates with subsidized storage, and direct load controls. The optimal form of each of these policies is determined, and formulas indicating the relative desirability of each policy are developed.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
George Washington Univ., Washington, DC (USA). School of Engineering and Applied Science
OSTI Identifier:
5680982
Report Number(s):
DSE-3411-T1
DOE Contract Number:  
ET-78-S-01-3411
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; ELECTRIC UTILITIES; LOAD MANAGEMENT; RATE STRUCTURE; COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS; THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE EQUIPMENT; CHARGES; CONTROL; ENERGY CONSUMPTION; ENERGY STORAGE; MATHEMATICS; PEAK-LOAD PRICING; TIME DEPENDENCE; EQUIPMENT; MANAGEMENT; PRICES; PUBLIC UTILITIES; STORAGE; 296001* - Energy Planning & Policy- Electric Power Generation- (-1989); 200107 - Fossil-Fueled Power Plants- Off-Peak Energy Storage- (1980-)

Citation Formats

Koening, E.F., and Cambel, A.B. Utility rate structures and distributed thermal energy storage: a cost/benefit analysis. Basic research report, October 1978-February 1979. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/5680982.
Koening, E.F., & Cambel, A.B. Utility rate structures and distributed thermal energy storage: a cost/benefit analysis. Basic research report, October 1978-February 1979. United States. doi:10.2172/5680982.
Koening, E.F., and Cambel, A.B. Thu . "Utility rate structures and distributed thermal energy storage: a cost/benefit analysis. Basic research report, October 1978-February 1979". United States. doi:10.2172/5680982. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5680982.
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