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1 The Smart Grid … Lunch and Learn GE Energy Session 3: The Smart Grid – The Distribution View Session 3 of a 5 Part Series on the Smart Grid
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2 Smart Grid Learning Series Session 1: The Smart Grid and its Benefits Session 2: The Smart Grid… The Consumer View Session 3: The Smart Grid… The Distribution View Session 4: The Smart Grid… The Transmission View Session 5: The Smart Grid… The View from Rural America
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3 Session 3: The Smart Grid and The Distribution View Topics: Smart Grid Overview Industry challenges Transformation of the grid Benefits Overview More Focus on the Distribution System – a “Smarter” Grid Impact of Green Generation on Distribution Improvement Options for Smart Distribution Reliability Efficiency Advanced Distribution Management Systems Impact of Policy Discussion
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4 9 Soaring energy demand World energy consumption will triple by 2050 9 Power outages financial impact Cost of power disturbances in US ~ $100B a year 9 Green energy takes center stage Generation of electricity in US accounts for ~ 40% of CO 2 emission 9 Electricity prices on the rise U.S. sees 6.5% spike in ’09 electric bills 9 Aging infrastructure / workforce The average US transformer age is just under 40 years old 50% of US utility workers are within 7 years of retirement Industry Challenges
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Transformation of the Grid
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Transformation of the Grid
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Wide-Area Protection & Automation Wide-Area Monitoring & Control Delivery Optimization Asset Optimization Demand Optimization Renewables Forecasting Renewables Smoothing Flexibility for Emerging Capabilities
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8 The integration of electrical and information infrastructures, and the incorporation of automation and information technologies with our existing electrical network. Comprehensive solutions that: 9 Improve the utility’s power reliability, operational performance and overall productivity 9 Deliver increases in energy efficiencies and decreases in carbon emissions 9 Empower consumers to manage their energy usage and save money without compromising their lifestyle 9 Optimize renewable energy integration and enabling broader penetration That deliver meaningful, measurable and sustainable benefits to the utility, the consumer, the economy and the Environment More Focus on the Distribution System And Consumer Interface Electrical infrastructure Information infrastructure A Smarter Grid
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9 Economy Stimulus Operational Efficiency “Green” Agenda Customer Satisfaction Energy Efficiency Reduce system and line losses Enable DSM offerings Improve load and VAR management Comply with state energy efficiency policies Reduce outage frequency and duration Improve power quality Enable customer self-service Reduce customer energy costs Reduce GHG emission via DSM and “peak shaving” Integrate renewable generating assets Comply with Carbon/GHG legislation Enable wide adoption of PHEV Integrate distributed generation Optimize network design
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