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West Virginia Super Circuit (WVSC)

August 2009

This set of slides was presented at the International Microgrid Symposium, San Diego, CA, 17-18 September 2009. The presentation provides information about the WVSC Project and the Morgantown Developmental Field Test.

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Energy Storage A Key Enabler Of The Smart Grid

August 2009

This document describes advanced battery uses within the smart grid, including current battery options such as the Sodium Sulfur (NAS) battery, Vanadium Redox Battery (VRB), Zinc Bromide (ZnBr) battery and the Lithium Ion (Li-ion) battery and benefits of smart grid with advanced storage devices integration.

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Smart Grid Principal Characteristics: Operates Resiliently Against Attack And Natural Disaster

August 2009

This report describes the following topics: the current and proposed states of grid security, requirements and barriers for implementation, expected benefits, and recommendations for moving forward while developing security and resiliency measures for the smart grid.

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The Modern Grid Strategy: The Transmission Smart Grid Imperative

August 2009

This report describes the transmission challenges faced in the modernization of the grid along with descriptions on the 5 key technology areas of Integrated Communications (IC), sensing and measurements, advanced control methods, advanced components and improved interfaces and decision support.

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The NETL Modern Grid Strategy Powering our 21st-Century Economy: Smart Grid Certification and Labeling

August 2009

This report analyzes the experiences of past certification programs, labeling programs, and legislation to develop lessons for a smart grid certification and labeling program which extends beyond consumer appliances. Also, the benefits of such a certification and labeling program along with the barriers are discussed in this document.

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Smart Grid Principal Characteristics: Optimizes Asset Utilization and Operates Efficiently

August 2009

This report explores principal characteristics of the smart grid (i.e. smart grid optimization, asset utilization, and efficient operation). The following topics are addressed: the current and proposed states of the smart grid, requirements and barriers for implementation, expected benefits, and recommendations for moving forward.

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California Food Processing Industry Wastewater Demonstration Project: Phase I Final Report

August 2009

This project established and tested a methodology for (1) gathering baseline energy and environmental data at an industrial food-processing plant and (2) using the data to analyze energy efficiency, Demand Response, daily peak load management, and environmental management opportunities at the plant.

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Small Business Demand Response with Communicating Thermostats: SMUD's Summer Solutions Research Pilot

August 2009

This report documents a field study of 78 small commercial customers in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District service territory who volunteered for an integrated energy-efficiency/demand-response (EE-DR) program in the summer of 2008. The objective for the pilot was to provide a better understanding of Demand Response issues in the small commercial sector.

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IEEE 802.16-2009 - IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks Part 16: Air Interface for Fixed Broadband Wireless Access Systems

July 2009

This document contains the detailed information of the standard IEEE 802.16-2009. This standard specifies the air interface, including the medium access control layer (MAC) and physical layer (PHY), of combined fixed and mobile point-to-multipoint broadband wireless access (BWA) systems providing multiple services.

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Wireless Procurement Language in Support of Advanced Metering Infrastructure Security

July 2009

This procurement language guidance for wireless communications was refined for the AMI Security Acceleration Project (ASAP) project, sponsored by the Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (DOE-OE) National Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Test Bed (NSTB). The original wireless procurement language was developed for the Department of Homeland Security National Cyber Security Division Control Systems Security Program (DHS-NCSD-CSSP).

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IEEE 1590-2009 - Recommended Practice for the Electrical Protection of Communication Facilities Serving Electric Supply Locations Using Optical Fiber Systems

July 2009

This document contains the detailed information of the standard IEEE 1590-2009. The main emphasis of this recommended practice is the engineering design of optical fiber communication facilities serving, or connected to, electric supply locations.

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IEEE Smart Grid: IEEE Web Portal

July 2009

This set of slides was presented at the IEEE Smart Grid Coordination Meeting August 27-28, 2009. The presentation summarizes the framework and the approach in developing this portal which includes the drill down approach for the NIST Graphical Model which consists of bulk generation, transmission, distribution, customer, service provider, operations and markets.

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Guide to NIST Information Security Documents

July 2009

There are over 300 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) information security documents. This number includes Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), the Special Publication (SP) 800 series, Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Bulletins, and NIST Interagency Reports (NIST IR). These documents are typically listed by publication type and number, or by month and year in the case of the ITL Bulletins. In order to make NIST information security documents more accessible, this guide lists documents by topic, type, and number. The guide is updated bi-annually to include new documents, topic clusters, and legal requirements, as well as to update any shifts in document mapping that is appropriate. To see the list of all NIST security reports, click here

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The Modern Grid Strategy: Building A Smart Grid Business Case

July 2009

This document describes a methodology for developing a region-specific smart grid vision, the implementation plan and the associated business cases. Also, the assessments on the desired future state and current state are presented along with the gap analysis and solutions.

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Demand Response Valuation Frameworks Paper

July 2009

Most approaches for quantifying the value of Demand Response (DR) focus on changes in utility system revenue requirements based on resource plans with and without DR. This utility centric

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FirstEnergy Utilities Propose Smarter Grid - Application for Funding Targets Projects in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

July 2009

This document addresses FirstEnergy's investment proposal to improve the reliability and interactivity of its electric distribution infrastructure in its three-state service area.

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Beyond the Price Effect in Time-of-Use Programs: Results from a Municipal Utility Pilot, 2007-2008

July 2009

This paper discusses results of a two-year collaborative research project between the authors and the Demand Response Research Center focused on behavioral response to a voluntary time-of-use pilot rate offered by the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District (SMUD) under the PowerChoice label.

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AEP's grid SMART Initiative

July 2009

This set of slides was presented at the Southern Governors' Association Annual Meeting on August 23, 2009. It describes AEP's gridSMART initiative, vision, deployment status, and advanced technologies to be deployed.

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West Virginia Smart Grid Implementation Plan

July 2009

This report states the West Virginia (WV) Smart Grid Implementation Plan, which includes research, development and deployment (RD&D) projects (further described in section 8.4) to accelerate the implementation plan and reduce risk for the following applications: AMI pilot; DR pilot; DMS pilot; and DER pilot.

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A Successful Case Study of Small Business Energy Efficiency and Demand Response with Communicating Thermostats

July 2009

This report documents a field study of 78 small commercial customers in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District service territory who volunteered for an integrated energy efficiency/ demand response (EE-DR) program in the summer of 2008.

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IEEE 802.1AB-2009 - Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks Station and Media Access Control Connectivity Discovery

July 2009

This document contains the detailed information of the standard IEEE 802.1AB-2009. This document defines a protocol and a set of managed objects that can be used for discovering the physical topology from adjacent stations in IEEE 802reg LANs.

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Strategic Smart Grid Vision and Technical Plan Report

July 2009

This report discusses the New York Smart Grid Consortium's purpose to harness New York's vision to facilitate a comprehensive, coordinated, collaborative approach which will ensure an efficient , effective and secure smart grid and meet the substantial energy needs of all electric customers in the state.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Deployment Guidelines - British Columbia

June 2009

This document was developed by BC Hydro with support from Natural Resources Canada with the intent that other jurisdictions across Canada could readily adapt the guidelines to support the deployment of charging infrastructure in their region.

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Open Automated Demand Response for Small Commercial Buildings

June 2009

This paper describes a project with the goals of characterizing small commercial buildings by market segments, systems and end uses; developing a framework for identifying DR enabling technologies and communication means; and considering the feasibility of a low cost OpenADR enabling technology that delivers demand reductions as a percentage of the total predicted building electric peak demand.

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Professional Resources to Implement the Smart Grid

June 2009

This set of slides was presented at the PES General Meeting on July 27-31, 2009. The presentation summarizes components of smart grid engineering and challenges in the context of smart grid workforce training.

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