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Title: Options Impacting the Electric System of the Future (ESF); NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

As utilities are faced with adapting to new technologies, technology and policy due diligence are necessary to ensure the development of a future grid that brings greater value to utilities and their consumers. This presentation explores the different kinds of future directions the power industry could consider to create, discussing key components necessary for success. It will also discuss the practical application and possible strategies for utilities and innovators to implement smart technologies that will enable an ultimate ‘intelligent’ grid capable of two-way communication, interoperability, and greater efficiency and system resiliency.
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Conference: Utility 2.0: Adapting to New Business Reality, 10-11 August 2015, Denver, Colorado
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National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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USDOE; Internal NREL SI funds
Country of Publication:
United States
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; Electricity; Electric system; Next generation utility; Utility 2.0, Regulatory