The Technologies of The Harmonious Grid
The second in a series about changes coming to the Northwest electric system
The internet of things (IoT) is an old concept that is about to come to fruition in the electric system. Grid-integrated appliances, home energy systems, and EV infrastructure are just a few of the “things” which the electric system will soon be able to access to provide storage and balancing services to complement distributed generation services already supplied by customer-side energy assets. This second installment of “The Harmonious Grid” explores a few of those technologies and surfaces some of the challenges we will face in implementing them.
Click on the image to download the second installment. And, if you haven’t already, download the first installment.