Using Smart Grids to Enhance Use of Energy-Efficiency and Renewable-Energy Technologies

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This report addresses the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organization’s desire to minimize the learning time required to understand the implications of smart-grid concepts so APEC members can advance their thinking in a timely manner and advance strategies regarding smart approaches that can help meet their environmental-sustainability and energy-efficiency policy goals. As significant investments are needed to grow and maintain the electricity infrastructure, consideration needs to be given to how information and communications technologies can be applied to electricity infrastructure decisions that not only meet traditional needs for basic service and reliability, but also provide the flexibility for a changing the ... continued below

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Widergren, Steven E.; Paget, Maria L.; Secrest, Thomas J.; Balducci, Patrick J.; Orrell, Alice C. & Bloyd, Cary N. May 10, 2011.

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This report addresses the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organization’s desire to minimize the learning time required to understand the implications of smart-grid concepts so APEC members can advance their thinking in a timely manner and advance strategies regarding smart approaches that can help meet their environmental-sustainability and energy-efficiency policy goals. As significant investments are needed to grow and maintain the electricity infrastructure, consideration needs to be given to how information and communications technologies can be applied to electricity infrastructure decisions that not only meet traditional needs for basic service and reliability, but also provide the flexibility for a changing the mix of generation sources with sensitivity to environmental and societal impacts.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-20389
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/1013938 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1013938
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc845801

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Widergren, Steven E.; Paget, Maria L.; Secrest, Thomas J.; Balducci, Patrick J.; Orrell, Alice C. & Bloyd, Cary N. Using Smart Grids to Enhance Use of Energy-Efficiency and Renewable-Energy Technologies, report, May 10, 2011; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc845801/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.