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C7: Utility Uses SmartConnect Data for Targeted Marketing Campaigns

November 2009

This use case describes scenarios in which the customer's usage history and characteristics are used to automatically improve the process of matching customers' rates and program options to their actual needs.

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HV BPL Project Summary - 2009

November 2009

This presentation states the high voltage (HV) broadband power line (BPL) Demonstration Project Background, Transmission BPL Proof of Concept Demo, HV BPL Project Plan, HV BPL Substation Communications and Project Goals. HV BPL demonstration project is one of DOE's funded demonstration projects of advanced technology for smart grid applications (substation automation).

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Accelerating Smart Grid Investments

November 2009

World Economic Forum in partnership with Accenture released this report outlining the importance of the smart grid as a catalyst for a low-carbon future.

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The U.S. Smart Grid Revolution: KEMA's Perspectives for Job Creation

November 2009

This report provides KEMA's anticipated job creation during the next four years, as it relates to smart grid project deployment.

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The Smart Grid in 2010: Market Segments, Applications, and Industry Players

November 2009

This report serves to provide clarification of what the smart grid is, from end-to-end, and where it's going as the infrastructure is built out and the applications are ultimately defined and delivered.

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D8: Planners Perform Analytics Using Historical SmartConnect Data

November 2009

This use case describes how distribution planners can use data from the SmartConnect Network Management System (NMS) to improve long term planning of the distribution network.

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The Smart Grid: Frequently Asked Questions for State Commissions

November 2009

This fact sheet provides brief answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) questions on smart grid. The document has been prepared by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.

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Moving Forward on Smart Grid

November 2009

This white paper discusses what a smart grid is by comparing the grid today and the grid of tomorrow. The paper also describes quest for renewables and smart grid's role in energy independence, together with roles of electric vehicles and policy and prospects in the context of the smart grid.

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What is Missing in Our Fundamental Knowledge of Smart Grid Implementation?

November 2009

This document identifies gaps in knowledge about the implementation of smart grid technologies and recommends critical areas where information should be tracked and presented to understand the level of success of smart grid projects.

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Environmental Benefits of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles: the Case of Alberta

November 2009

This paper studies the potential environmental impacts of the wide adoption of PHEVs in the context of Alberta, given the 90% share of thermal units and the growing interest in wind power developments in the province.

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Long-term performance and reliability assessment of 8 PV Arrays At Sandia National Laboratories

November 2009

This DOE paper outlines the methodology used to test the DC output, outlines analysis techniques used to evaluate the array performance, provides a current reliability assessment, presents the comparative data for up to five years of use and exposure, and discusses the methods used to track down the causes of unexpected string-level degradation.

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Exploring Diagnostic Capabilities for Application to New Photovoltaic Technologies

November 2009

This DOE paper explores the use of digital radiography and computed tomography (CT) with other diagnostics to support photovoltaic R&D and manufacturing applications.

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Smart Grid Stakeholder Books: Technology Providers

November 2009

This DOE publication is one in a series of Smart Grid Introduction books designed to better acquaint technology providers with the promise and possibilities of the Smart Grid. The book aims to help technology providers understand what the smart grid means to America's future, the smart grid technology, and benefits of delivering technology solutions to assist utilities and engage consumers.

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Smart Grid Stakeholder Books: Regulators

November 2009

This DOE publication is one in a series of Smart Grid Introduction books designed to better acquaint regulator stakeholder groups with the promise and possibilities of the Smart Grid. The book aims to help regulators understand what the smart grid means to the regulators and the people they represent, and how a smarter grid can work harder and more efficiently to respond to the needs of all consumers, contain costs and enable clean-energy solutions at scale.

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Models Used to Assess the Performance of Photovoltaic Systems

November 2009

This DOE report documents the various photovoltaic (PV) performance models and software developed and utilized by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) in support of the Photovoltaics and Grid Integration Department.

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Smart Grid Stakeholder Books: Policy Makers

November 2009

This DOE publication is one in a series of Smart Grid Introduction books designed to better acquaint policy makers with the promise and possibilities of the Smart Grid. The book aims to help policy makers understand what a smart grid means to our nation's future, and how a smarter electric grid works to strengthen our nation's economy, environment, security and independence.

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Smart Grid Stakeholder Books: Environmental Groups

November 2009

This DOE publication is one in a series of Smart Grid Introduction books designed to better acquaint environmental groups with the promise and possibilities of the Smart Grid. The book aims to help environmental groups understand how the smart grid promotes a greener future, and how a smarter electric grid can engage renewable energy at scale, enable the market for electricity transportation, and usher in a new age of sustainability.

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Sensor Technologies for a Smart Transmission System

November 2009

This white paper discusses how a new generation of low-cost sensors can help diagnose equipment health to optimize maintenance and prevent catastrophic failures.

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Solar Photovoltaics: Status, Costs, and Trends

November 2009

This White Paper addresses the history, status, and trends of flat-plate solar photovoltaic power technologies in both crystalline silicon and thin-film forms

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Program on Technology Innovation: A Superconducting DC Cable

November 2009

This report describes the design of an interregional, superconducting dc cable system that is intended to achieve 10 GW power capacity with a nominal current and voltage of 100 kA and 100 kV.

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The Smart Grid Stakeholder Roundtable Group: Perspectives

November 2009

This DOE document is designed to capture key questions posed by stakeholders concerning implementation of smart grids. These perspectives were compiled during a series of discussions among members of the Smart Grid Stakeholder Roundtable Group.

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Guidebook for ARRA Smart Grid Program Metrics and Benefits -- Smart Grid Investment Grant Program

November 2009

This report is the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) guidebook for collecting information and reporting smart grid metrics from projects funded by ARRA, December 2009 edition.

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Smart Grid Primer

November 2009

This DOE presentation discusses the new smart grid role for NETL, the definition of smart grid for stakeholders, the characteristics of smart grid, the benefits for utilities, consumers and society with examples of potential bill and fuel cost savings. An example of the West Virginia smart grid is also discussed here.

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Web Services for Integration of Smart Houses in the Smart Grid

November 2009

This technical paper discusses how radical changes in the energy system, at the lower network level, will require integration of smart houses in the smart grid in order to realize the full potential.

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Simulation of a Smart Grid City with Software Agents

November 2009

This technical paper describes how, in the future smart city, new information and communication technologies will enable a better management of the available resources.

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