What is it about?

Ensuring grid discipline is the biggest challenge in any power system. To enforce this, Deviation Settlement Charges are imposed in India. Major state power companies are reeling under huge debt because of this. Demand side management can be an effective solution to this. It highlights this concept through a real case study of Chandigarh in India.

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Why is it important?

Load balancing is going to be challenge with large share of intermittent renewable in the power system. Demand Side Management can be very useful strategy under this situation. Moreover penalty paid by the utilities for deviations from their schedule can be minimized using this.

Perspectives

The article can be useful to the electric utilities in planning their schedule for load, generation and even power exchange. This can ensure grid discipline as well besides offering huge saving to the companies.

Dr Yajvender Pal Verma

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This page is a summary of: Optimization of Deviation Settlement Charges using Residential Demand Response under Frequency Linked Pricing Environment, IET Generation Transmission & Distribution, April 2019, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (the IET), DOI: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2018.7116.
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