Service Opportunities for Electric Utilities: Creating by Hung-po Chao, Riaz Siddiqi (auth.), Shmuel S. Oren, Stephen

By Hung-po Chao, Riaz Siddiqi (auth.), Shmuel S. Oren, Stephen A. Smith (eds.)

This monograph is the lawsuits of a symposium held on the collage of California at Berkeley, September 12-14, 1990. It used to be backed by means of the electrical energy examine Institute (EPR!) and via the college of California University-Wide power learn crew (UERG). The sympo­ sium introduced jointly researchers and practitioners from academia, the application undefined, deepest and public organisations and regulatory organisations to deal with numerous demanding situations and possibilities with regards to product differen­ tiation within the electrical energy undefined. electrical utilities are evolving speedily from commodity-oriented providers to product-oriented companies. Utilities are delivering menus of provider techniques adapted to the wishes of other consumers. Reliability is one very important size of electrical provider that lends itself to such product differentia­ tion., strategies contain reduce cost curtail capable providers for commercial cus­ tomers, better reliability energy for a few advertisement shoppers, and cargo keep an eye on with rebates for residential customers., those really good prone are a primary step towards the product differentiation target of permitting all shoppers to settle on the kind of carrier most fitted to their electrical energy wishes. The symposium supplied a discussion board for intensive exam of the complicated making plans, improvement, and implementation matters linked to vary­ entiated items. Its particular targets have been to: xviii • evaluation the state-of-the-art in enforcing reliability vary­ entiated electrical prone. • deal with the total procedure for constructing and imposing reliability differentiated product menus together with study, layout, advertising, implementation, and review. • examine technical, fiscal, and regulatory boundaries to imple­ menting reliability differentiated product design.

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For example, the prices at the 1,400 MW load level have a 32 $/MWh range (low of 25 and high of 67 $/MWh). The higher loads display higher variations. Note that prices were adjusted to account for losses. This has the effect of increasing prices at every load Bahman Daryanian, Richard D. Tabors, and Roger E. Bohn 42 level with prices associated with higher loads being adjusted upward slightly more. The monthly price duration curves, as seen in Figure 3, show that even though December had generally higher prices than January, February or March, approximately 50 percent of January prices were higher than December's.

Net Gain from Priority Service REAL TIME PRICING: BRINGING ADDED VALUE TO UTILITY PROGRAMS by Bahman Daryanian, Richard D. Tabors, and Roger E. Bohn Tabors Caramanis & Associates INTRODUCTION Real Time Pricing (RTP) brings information concerning the time-varying costs of electricity generation, transmission, and distribution to the consumer. There are, at the present time, a number of experimental rates and implemented RTP rates in the United States and elsewhere. The paper which follows presents the results of an experiment 1 designed to test the economic advantage of RTP used to schedule Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) systems in the NYSEG service territory during the winter of 1989-90.

8 $/MWh. Although the highest prices occurred during the TOU on-peak period (7 am to 10 pm), low prices (in the range of 25 to 30 $/MWh) occurred during this period as well. During the TOU offpeak hours (10 pm to 7 am plus Saturday and Sunday), the highest price that occurred was around 75 $/MWh. Prices on Saturday and Sunday varied almost as much as during the week, with weekend prices often as high as their weekday counterparts. 1 $/MWh. Evaluation of the price patterns show that prices can vary substantially from hour to hour, day to day, and week to week.

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