Presentation - Link 2014 - Optimizing Generation, Distribution, Renewables and Demand Response

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    To prepare for increased renewable energy requirements, Burbank Water and Power sought a system to manage load, distributed energy resources, generation, and variable renewables in order to balance supply and demand and avoid undesirable voltage, power flow, and power quality problems.  This session discusses how Burbank leveraged an Integrated Automated Dispatch System (IADS) to to manage the available system resources to optimize system reliability.


    John Dirkman, Bruce Hamer