01 Oct '12, 4pm

Nanogrids can support Smart Grid success

The Smart Grid promises to deliver the right amount of power to the right equipment at the right time and at the right price. However, fulfillment of this promise is dependent on precise control of electricity, and is being offered just as renewable generation and variable pricing structures introduce more challenges to grid operations. Berkeley Lab’s Bruce Nordman and Alan Meier (also Home Energy' s Senior Executive Editor), and Ken Christensen of the University of South Florida, offer a way to overcome those challenges in their article, “Think Globally, Distribute Power Locally: The Promise of Nanogrids.” The authors outline how nanogrids—relatively small, locally operated grids—can manage local power supplies at a lower cost and reduced energy use. A nanogrid has at least one load or sink of power, a gateway to the outside, and a controller to distribute power, using pr...

Full article: http://www.homeenergy.org/show/blog/id/319/nav/blog

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