2012 -13 Seminars
The Pecan Street ProjectRoger Duncan
University of Texas at Austin
Pecan Street Project
Preliminary research results from the smart grid research effort, The Pecan Street, Inc., will be presented. The Pecan Street, Inc. project includes the largest concentration of distributed solar PV and Electric Vehicles in the U.S. Preliminary findings look at South vs. West facing solar, the impact of concentrated PV and EV on transformers and the local distribution grid, and modeling of community energy storage. The presentation will also outline future research on home energy management systems, the integration of gas, electric and water smart grids, dynamic pricing and other smart grid research.