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Opportunities and Challenges for Portland General Electric’s Salem Smart Power Project

Opportunities and Challenges for Portland General Electric’s Salem Smart Power Project (SSPP): an evaluation of the SSPP’s potential system benefits, cost-effectiveness, and market participation Mark Osborn[1] • Jil Heimensen • Ken Kaufmann • Jeff Lovinger • Erik Lovro • Charles von Reis June 2013 Note: This research paper was prepared as part of the “Smart Grid for Sustainable Communities” course at Portland State University. This paper anticipated  FERC’s issuance of new rules on ancillary services and energy storage in Docket Nos. RM11-24-000 and AD10-13-000. After the completion of this paper and before its publication here, FERC did indeed issue new rules in … Continue reading

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