Building the Smart Grid

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Building the Smart Grid
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Agenda
Introduction
What We Do
Two Case Studies:
Pacific Gas & Electric
Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Possibilities ….
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Unprecedented Disruptive Forces and Opportunities
Historical
Reliability
Operational
Efficiency
Non-technical
Losses
Security
Recent
Environmental
Regulation
Customer
Involvement
Emerging
Renewables
New Sources
of Demand
Carbon
Monetization
These forces will require utilities to change
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Company Overview
About Us
Awards
• 2002, Born to solve the utility challenges
of connecting devices on the grid
• #1 share in networking technology
• ~8M+ homes/businesses networked to
date; over 18M under contract
• Smart grid projects on 5 continents
Growing Deployments Worldwide
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Agenda
Introduction
What We Do
Two Case Studies:
Pacific Gas & Electric
Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Possibilities…
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Silver Spring’s Role
Silver Spring provides a Unified Smart Grid Platform that maximizes utility
business value, now and in the future
Utility Operation
Residential
Devices
Open, IPv6,
secure
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Smart Grid
Devices
Multiple apps and
transports
Commercial &
Industrial Devices
Millions of
endpoints deployed
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What We Do – Delivering the Smart Grid Platform
A Complete End-to-End Solution
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Smart Grid Helps Utilities Address These Challenges
Examples
Energy
Generation
Transmission
& Distribution
Consumer
Operational Efficiency
• Meter Reading (AMI)
Environmental
targets
• Distributed
renewables
• Electric vehicles
Smart Grid = Intelligence
Non-technical Loss
• Secure Metering +
Analytics
Reliability
• Automated Switching
(Distribution Automation)
• Outage Management
Customer Involvement
• Energy awareness and
control tools
• Demand response
programs
Information can be leveraged across multiple applications
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Smart Grid Platform Requirements
Strict and Complex
Open Standards
Cost Effective
High Performance
Scalable
Reliable
Broad Coverage
Extensible
Secure
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Agenda
Introduction
What We Do
Two Case Studies:
Pacific Gas & Electric
Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Possibilities ….
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Example: Smart Metering
Pacific Gas & Electric
System live 90 days after contract signing
After 2 ½ years:
Over 4.2 million fully communicating smart
meters on the network
• Installing 60,000 per week
• 5.5 million meters by end of 2011
• Meters from Landis+Gyr and GE
• >500 remote connect/disconnects/day
Now adding: Home Networking, Electric
Vehicles, Distribution Automation, Integration
of Renewables…
Smart Meter Communications Can Create The Foundation For Smart Grid
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Devices
Meters
Connecting Homes and Businesses
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Network Infrastructure
Access Points
Relays
It Starts with the Network – Very Low Capital and Operational Cost
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AMI Benefits
PG&E
Remote Service Operation
Description
• Silver Spring Networks enabled meters allow
PG&E to provide remote switching service without
sending a truck
~$500M per year
Operational
cost savings
&
Results: PG&E conducted ~215k remote operations
during 2010
Improved
customer service
Source: PG&E; Silver Spring estimates
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A New Perspective
“We thought we were undertaking an
infrastructure project but it turned out
to be a customer project.”
- Chris Johns, President, PG&E
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Champion the Consumer Benefits of Smart Grid
“Energy efficient
products have
given our business
a 33% return on
investment.”
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The people with the power in the
energy industry of the 21st
century are the demanding
energy customers who will rule
as never before.
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OGE Engaged Customers with an Open and Unified Platform
Show immediate value to
consumers
Avoid customer backlash
Improve energy efficiency
Lower customer bills
Enhance your brand
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Multiple Touch Points with Your Customers
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Customer Information – Your Energy Use
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Customer Information – Compare to Your Neighborhood
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The Results
57% 11-33% 96%
Maximum Demand
Reduction during
Peak Period
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Average Energy
Reduction On the
Highest Price Days
Customer
Satisfaction
Rating
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Building the Bridge with Information
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An Open and
Unified Smart Grid
Platform is
fundamental 22
“The Opportunity: A
smart grid platform
builds a bridge with
your customers in our
common challenges”
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New York Regulators Announce “Rules of the Road”
Announcement on August 18th , 2011
“Provide Return on Investment to Consumers” --- show me the money
“Work with Proven Smart Grid Technologies” --- this is not YouTube
“Invest in Comprehensive Customer Education Plan” --- customers not a meter
“Protect Customer Privacy” --- this is not Facebook
“Increase Grid capabilities to add new technologies” ---
“Rate recovery via traditional methods” ---
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Getting Started
From our experience
Define Your LongTerm Vision
Choose the Right
Platform
Deliver Maximum
Benefits Quickly
▪ Identify set of challenges
▪ Select a proven
▪ Deploy 1-2 solutions to
& opportunities to address
over the next 10+ years
▪ Avoid “series of tests to
discover a vision”
communication platform
that can support your
vision
▪ Avoid choosing
fragmented “parts”
address urgent issues
▪ Implement at scale to realize
benefits
Unified
Smart Grid
Platform
IPv6, end-to-end security
Accelerate and de-risk the journey toward your future vision
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Utility Business Value from Silver Spring Platform
True smart grid platform – with successful customers
Innovation – market leading investments
Future-proofed – built on open standards
Leading cost-performance
Proven, lower risk, cost-effective
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Gracias
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