06 Apr '12, 2pm

5 Ways to Plan For the Smart Grid Business Case You Can’t See: At San Diego Gas & Electric, the smart grid tea...

5 Ways to Plan For the Smart Grid Business Case You Can’t See: At San Diego Gas & Electric, the smart grid tea...

At San Diego Gas & Electric , the smart grid team didn’t sit around envisioning a day when they would set up contests to get their customers excited about energy efficiency. But that is exactly what the utility did as part of the Biggest Energy Saver contest, where residential customers compete for prizes by shaving kilowatt-hours. “Once you have a platform, you can do things beyond [what was in the business case],” Lee Krevat, director of smart grid at San Diego Gas & Electric, said at The Networked Grid conference. The business case for smart grid for each utility is unique, but there are commonalities. Progress Energy had installed automatic meter reading in the past few years, so the business case for two-way meters wasn’t justified, since they had already reduced truck rolls. The utility has been aggressive about distribution automation, however, and will be able to g...

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