TITLE

TVA Commissions Virtual Power Plant

AUTHOR(S)
DeLoach, Clay; Massey, Charles E. (Butch)
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Transmission & Distribution World;Apr2013, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to commission a virtual power plant. The integrated resource plan of the TVA involves a diverse, balanced mix of energy sources, a key element of which is an energy-efficient demand-response (DR) program. It notes that virtual plants are integrated into the daily resource plan under the DR program. TVA is said to use DR as a virtual power plant to fulfill its vision of becoming a leading provider of clean, affordable power.
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86930728

 

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