Customer system efficiency improvement assessment: Supply curves for transmission and distribution conservation options

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This report documents the results of Task 6 in the Customer System Efficiency Improvement (CSEI) Assessment Project. A principal objective of this project is to assess the potential for energy conservation in the transmission and distribution (TandD) systems of electric utilities in the BPA service area. The scope of this assessment covers BPA customers in the Pacific Northwest region and all non-federal TandD systems, including those that currently place no load on the BPA system. Supply curves were developed to describe the conservation resource potentially available from TandD-system efficiency improvements. These supply curves relate the levelized cost of upgrading existing ... continued below

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Tepel, R.C.; Callaway, J.W. & De Steese, J.G. November 1, 1987.

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This report documents the results of Task 6 in the Customer System Efficiency Improvement (CSEI) Assessment Project. A principal objective of this project is to assess the potential for energy conservation in the transmission and distribution (TandD) systems of electric utilities in the BPA service area. The scope of this assessment covers BPA customers in the Pacific Northwest region and all non-federal TandD systems, including those that currently place no load on the BPA system. Supply curves were developed to describe the conservation resource potentially available from TandD-system efficiency improvements. These supply curves relate the levelized cost of upgrading existing equipment to the estimated amount of energy saved. Stated in this form, the resource represented by TandD loss reductions can be compared with other conservation options and regional electrical generation resources to determine the most cost-effective method of supplying power to the Pacific Northwest. The development of the supply curves required data acquisition and methodology development that are also described in this report. 11 refs., 11 figs., 16 tabs.

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  • Other: DE88003561
  • Report No.: PNL-6076
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/5562193 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5562193
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1092277

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Tepel, R.C.; Callaway, J.W. & De Steese, J.G. Customer system efficiency improvement assessment: Supply curves for transmission and distribution conservation options, report, November 1, 1987; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1092277/: accessed June 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.