Tag Archives: Reliability
Under the auspices of the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy, this research aims to examine the capabilities and value of four new power flow controller technologies. These have potential to direct power flow on the grid more efficiently to reduce congestion, help minimize energy losses, increase network flexibility to better accommodate renewable generation, and enable greater […]
This newsletter informs the electric power industry about developments with technology, markets, regulatory matters, and demonstrations in the energy storage and distributed generation fields.
Online Monitoring—Engineering Change Package Content for a Distributed Antenna System and Wireless Vibration Sensors
Online monitoring of nuclear plant components can improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs, and common designs for wireless infrastructure and associated sensors can make online monitoring more economical. This report provides design guidance for the installation of (1) a distributed antenna system for establishing wireless connectivity in a plant and (2) wireless vibration sensors on […]
This report discusses challenges with microgrid valuation, highlighting how the objectives of microgrid projects can inform assessments of their costs and benefits. It outlines a systematic cost-benefit analysis approach, adapted from EPRI’s Integrated Grid Framework.