A Virtual Power Plant – A Smart Grid Application
As the summer churns on, the thinking caps of many are going strong. Below is a video of how a smart grid could certainly assist any city. From utilizing solar panels to tapping into other power storing sources.
The term smart grid has been in use since at least 2005, when it appeared in the article “Toward A Smart Grid” by Amin and Wollenberg. The term had been used previously and may date as far back as 1998. There are many smart grid definitions, (more…)