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Title: Saving Power at Peak Hours (LBNL Science at the Theater)

Abstract

California needs new, responsive, demand-side energy technologies to ensure that periods of tight electricity supply on the grid don't turn into power outages. Led by Berkeley Lab's Mary Ann Piette, the California Energy Commission (through its Public Interest Energy Research Program) has established a Demand Response Research Center that addresses two motivations for adopting demand responsiveness: reducing average electricity prices and preventing future electricity crises. The research seeks to understand factors that influence "what works" in Demand Response. Piette's team is investigating the two types of demand response, load response and price response, that may influence and reduce the use of peak electric power through automated controls, peak pricing, advanced communications, and other strategies.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. 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 Science (SC); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Friends of Science: Chabot Space and Science Center; The Exploratorium; Lawrence Hall of Science; Osher Lifelong Learning Institute; University of California - Berkeley, Albany High School Science Dept; Berkeley High School Science Dept; Oakland High School Science Dept
OSTI Identifier:
1007515
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Resource Relation:
Conference: Science at the Theater Lecture Series, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, presented on March 10, 2008
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; AVAILABILITY; CALIFORNIA; COMMUNICATIONS; ELECTRIC POWER; ELECTRICITY; PRICES; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; GRID; POWER; PEAK

Citation Formats

Piette, Mary Ann. Saving Power at Peak Hours (LBNL Science at the Theater). United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Piette, Mary Ann. Saving Power at Peak Hours (LBNL Science at the Theater). United States.
Piette, Mary Ann. Mon . "Saving Power at Peak Hours (LBNL Science at the Theater)". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1007515.
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