24 Jul '14, 6pm

How to Transform the Smart Grid, According to NEMA

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) submitted 14 recommendations to the Obama administration on how to transform the smart gird as part of the administration’s Quadrennial Energy Review. Let’s take a look at their recommendations what they suggest for transforming the grid. 1. Incentivize the construction of microgrids and energy storage systems. A microgrid, or a “localized grouping of electricity generation, energy storage, and electrical loads,” stores electricity when demand is low. They help improve reliance and efficiency of the grid, making them a necessary part of the future of the grid. 2. Amend eligibility requirements for federal flood insurance to require water-resistant components, wiring, cabling, and elevated substations in federally-designated flood plains. This is as simple as updating grid infrastructure to make it water resistant, an...

Full article: http://www.energydigital.com/greentech/3466/How-to-Transf...

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