24 Jan '18, 5pm

The Community Microgrid As A Virtual Power Plant

The Community Microgrid As A Virtual Power Plant

Warner’s community microgrid is to be a virtual power plant made up as an aggregation of smaller microgrids, which I will refer to as nanogrids for clarity. Each nanogrid is capable of operating independently. The nanogrids communicate with each other, and they are capable of buying and selling electricity on the grid, as they are aggregated into the community microgrid. In theory, they could support each other in a time of need, if they are wired together independently from the grid. But in the practical world, they could give each other ongoing support through their aggregation, as the grid operates normally.

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/01/24/community-microgrid-...

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