Modeling and Simulation of a Renewable and Resilient Electric Power Grid. Tom Overbye Fox Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [email protected] September 14, 2010.
Fox Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
September 14, 2010
Source: Kingda Ka roller coaster, Six Flags New Jersey, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kingda_Ka.jpg
Source: GE SmartGrid 2009 Superbowl ad; www.youtube.com
ISO New England Control Center
With its user-friendly,plug-and-play designthe humble outlet hasmade the electricgrid easily accessibleto billions. Yet it is reallya simple gateway tothe world’s most complexmachine. As we moveforward with the SmartGrid it is important to not lose this simplicity.
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The 2000/1 California Energy Crisis illustrated how “astute” traders could game large electricity markets
Low natural gasprices allow for increased naturalgas generation, which is 1) very controllable, and 2) has half the CO2emissions of coal.
Source:www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/electricity/epm/flash/april2010.pdf, Table 4.1
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