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SMART GRID A Digital Age for Electrical Distribution Philip Banker ECE 317
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Agenda Annual losses in today’s grid system Smart Grid Attributes Featured Components FACTS (Flexible AC Transmission System) Superconducting Fault Limiters Future development and roadblocks Q&A
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Estimated Annual Losses ~80 billion annual loss associated with current grid system Majority were momentary interruptions Will increase due to prevalence of digital technology (5 9’s requirement)
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Estimated Annual Losses Source: http://www.memagazine.org/supparch/pemar04/smgrids/smgrids.html 2003 East Coast blackout caused ~6 billion in damages 2005 Silicon Valley outage cost ~75 billion Heavy toll on digital technology Trend is deviating from traditional curve
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Smart Grid Attributes Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_grid
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Smart Grid Components Flexible AC Transmission System Enhances line controllability, capacity, power factor Superconducting Fault Limiters
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course ECE 317 taught by Professor Peck,t during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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