Project Info

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Project Title 
SEP Ancillary Services Gateway
Project Number 
DR12.30
Investor Owned Utilities 
SCE
End-use 
Whole Building
Sector 
Residential
Project Year(s) 
2012 - 2014
Description 

This project aims to demonstrate use of a broadband/ZigBee gateway capable of meeting the CAISO’s requirements for DR bidding of sub-200-kW commercial and industrial DR loads into ancillary service markets. Engineers will lab test and demonstrate a new architecture that utilizes a smart meter, a ZigBee-to-OpenADR 2.0b gateway, and a Demand Response Management System (DRMS) Expected Outcome: Validation (lab) of performance to validate feasibility of using this technology for future projects, possibly involving field testing of this technology.