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This paper is intended to provide information to address the questions that policy makers have at both the federal and state levels as they look at what options they have to address today's energy challenges.
This report (filed April 14, 2004) summarizes proposals and recommendations from Working Group 3 members (WG3) on the analysis framework to be used for the analysis of the costs and benefits of deploying an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) in the service territories of California's three major investor owned utilities: Pacific Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas and Electric (Joint Utilities).
This presentation contains the discussion by Capgemini on Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and the topics covered include Electric Distribution Utility Roadmap, Scenario Matrix: Government/Regulator Scenario, Critical Technologies, Advanced Metering Response (AMR) Data Implications, AMR Lessons Learned & Pain Points and AMR Benefits.
This report contains the functional specifications of the WG3 Meter Subgroup that held a conference call on February 25th, when the representatives from the investor owned utilities, system vendors and other interested parties participated to establish the functional requirements that define the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system capabilities to be economically evaluated in the business case.
This report presents results from both a quantitative and process assessment of the Community Energy Cooperative's (Cooperative) Energy-Smart Pricing Plan (ESPP) residential real-time pricing (RTP) program for the year 2003.
This ruling provides policy direction regarding the minimum level of system functionality that should be supported by an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for purposes of analyzing full-scale AMI deployment.
This is the Rebuttal Testimony of Doug A. Krall regarding Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) cost recovery.
This document is the direct testimony of Doug Krall regarding AMI cost recovery. It provides an overview of PPL Electric's Automated Meter Reading (AMR) system, identifies the AMR installation cost, describes the economic benefits of the AMR system, and explains recovery of AMR displacement costs.
This report describes the generalized trends in vulnerabilities observed from the assessments, as well as typical reasons for security issues and an introduction to an effective mitigation strategy.
This document is a primer on smart metering which contains definition of smart metering, types of meters, reasons for using smart meters, data distribution, meter approval process, etc., which serves to educate the public.
This report illustrates on the root of vulnerability of SCADA systems, and futility of contemporary approaches at addressing those threats.
This paper provides the California Energy Commission's initial thoughts on how the business case for advanced metering should be structured to provide the joint agencies with sufficient information to analyze the pros and cons of different deployment strategies.
This document contains the detailed information of the standard IEEE C37.106-2003. This guide has been prepared to assist the protection engineer in applying relays for the protection of generating plant equipment from damage caused by operation at abnormal frequencies including over-excitation.
This paper provides an overview of research related to use of building thermal mass for shifting and reducing peak cooling loads in commercial buildings.
IEEE C37.115-2003 - IEEE Standard Test Method for Use in the Evaluation of Message Communications Between Intelligent Electronic Devices in an Integrated Substation Protection Control and Data Acquisition System
This document contains the detailed information of the standard IEEE C37.115-2003. A standard test method, including evaluation criteria and performance measures, test scenarios for communication between intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) that implement substation integrated protection, control, and data acquisition is defined.
This blueprint white paper discusses Ontario Energy Board programs for: Demand Response; market-ready products and services; metering and rate tariff practices; recommendations for the IMO; suggestions for the Government and Ontario Energy Board (OEB); and topical areas, such as interval meters for new homes.
This fact sheet contains the real-time pricing case study of Georgia Power Company.
This fact sheet from Demand Response and Advanced Metering (DRAM) coalition provides information about Demand Response includes time based pricing and interruptible and curtail-able programs, as well as how smart meters can enhance energy efficiency and incorporate distributed generation.
This report presents a summary of metering technology and cost information from past studies in an attempt to identify key barriers to more widespread implementation.
In this white paper, the authors present an overview and analysis of the possible approaches to bringing an active demand side into electricity markets.
Summary Report on Experiential Workshops - Dynamic Pricing, Tariffs, and Price Responsive Demand Programs
This is a summary report of the two-day workshop developed as a joint effort between the CEC, CPUC, and California Power Authority (CPA). The workshops were intended as an opportunity to update all participants in the Rulemaking proceeding on current nationwide pricing, Demand Response, and technology activities.
IEEE C37.104-2002 - IEEE Guide for Automatic Reclosing of Line Circuit Breakers for AC Distribution and Transmission Lines
This document contains the detailed information of the standard IEEE C37.104-2002. Guidelines for the application of automatic reclosing facilities to circuit breakers are established.
This document contains the detailed information of the standard IEEE C37.95-2002. Protective relay applications involving electric service to consumers that requires a transformation between the utility's supply voltage and the consumer's utilization voltage are covered in this guide.
IEEE C37.94-2002 - IEEE Standard for N Times 64 Kilobit Per Second Optical Fiber Interfaces Between Teleprotection and Multiplexer Equipment
This document contains the detailed information of the standard IEEE C37.94-2002. An optical interface for use between teleprotection and digital multiplexer equipment that can operate at a data rate of N times 64 kilobit per second where N = 1, 2... 12 is described.
This document contains the detailed information of the standard IEEE C57.123-2002. Information and general recommendations of instrumentation, circuitry, calibration, and measurement techniques of no-load losses (excluding auxiliary losses), excitation current, and load losses of power and distribution transformers are provided.