Taming the seasonal load with critical peak wholesale

  title={Taming the seasonal load with critical peak wholesale},
  author={Douglas Backer},
  journal={2009 IEEE Rural Electric Power Conference},
  • Douglas Backer
  • Published 2009 in 2009 IEEE Rural Electric Power Conference
Imagine a load class with the potential to double total system demand and runs only four months of the year — in some places as little as 400 hours per year. Now add a double dose of weather variability to the mix — temperature and rainfall. If it rains, this load may not be running the next day regardless of temperature. If weather is dry, the load can… CONTINUE READING