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GE Energy Session 5 of a 5 Part Series on the Smart Grid he Smart Grid … Lunch and Learn The Smart Grid … Lunch and Learn Session 5: The Smart Grid – The View From Rural America 1 ee o u a e c a
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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 ession 5: The Smart Grid The View from Rural America Session 5: The Smart Grid… The View from Rural America 2
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Session 5: The Smart Grid – The View From Rural America Topics: Previous Session Review Market Drivers • Increasing Costs • Smart Grid Solutions – A Recap The Role of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) WiMAX … Bringing Broadband and the Smart Grid to Rural America “Green” Generation in Rural America • Biomas Generation • Small and Large Wind Generation • A Role for PV? The Impact “Green” Generation on the Distribution System Impact of Policy Discussion 3
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Smart Grid - Review
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Industry challenges 9 Soaring energy demand 9 Power outages’ financial impact 9 Green energy takes center stage 9 Electricity prices on the rise 9 Aging infrastructure/workforce 5
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Electricity prices on the rise U.S. sees 6.5% spike in ’09 6.5% electric bills % 6 Source: EIA (Energy information Administration)
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Electricity … Poised to change the world again “We can’t solve roblems by using the problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” - Albert Einstein 7
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The Smart Grid
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Growing complexity in modern grids 9
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Grid inefficiency 10 Source: AEP PUC Hearing
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Aging assets 100% Transformer failure rate 80% 60% 0% 40% 0% 20% 3 7 1 5 9 3 7 1 5 9 3 7 1 5 9 3 7 1 5 9 3 7 11 1 5 9 13 17 21 25 29 33 37 41 45 49 53 57 61 65 69 73 77 81 85 89 93 97 Age in Years
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Emerging Capabilities Wide-Area Protection & Automation Wide-Area Monitoring Renewables Forecasting Renewables & Control Smoothing Delivery Optimization Demand Optimization Asset Optimization 12
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Smart Grid – The View from Rural merica America
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Rural Electric Cooperatives – An Overview 864 distribution, 66 generation & transmission cooperatives serving: 40 million people in 47 states 17.5 million businesses, homes, other establishments in 2500 of 3141 (80%) counties in U.S. 12% of U.S. population Electric cooperatives in the United States: Own/maintain 2.5 million miles (42%) of nation’s distribution line, covering 75% of U.S. landmass Deliver 10% of total kilowatt hours sold in U.S. each year Generate almost 5% of electricity produced in U.S. each year Own assets worth $100 billion Employ nearly 67,000 people Pay over $1.2 billion state/local taxes Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association 14
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American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 009 0 8 6 2 2009 7.2 2.7 10.8 46.2 12.7 3.3 Plus $30-60B in 4.5 5.0 $ additional customer spend Smart Grid BPA WAPA Energy Efficiency Fossil Energy Broad Band America Competes Bonds/ Guarantees Energy Segment 15 ~$100 billion energy related spend
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What is a Smart Grid?
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