Smart Grid, PNNL, field demonstration, residential electric water heaters and thermostats, commercial building space conditioning, municipal water pump loads, distributed generators, constrained feeder electrical distribution, two-way communication of load status, electric price signals
This report describes the implementation and results of a field demonstration wherein residential electric water heaters and thermostats, commercial building space conditioning, municipal water pump loads, and several distributed generators were coordinated to manage constrained feeder electrical distribution through the two-way communication of load status and electric price signals.
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