Consumer participation in power market balancing
A real-life step towards smart grids
Chief engineer in System Development at Energinet.dk (the national Danish Transmission System Operator)
With the increasing role of wind and solar power, the power balance authorities are facing a big challenge: How to manage the increasing need for fast balancing power brought on by increased penetration of variable and difficult-to-forecast renewable generation? Could more active participation by the residential customers in managing electricity demand be a smart way to go?
© European Physical Society, EDP Sciences, 2014