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CCET—Technology Solutions for Wind Integration
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Lead Organization:
Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technologies
HQ Location:
Austin, Texas
Project Contact Information:
Address:

816 Congress Avenue, Ste. 1260
Austin, Texas 78701

 
Project Summary:

The Center for Commercialization of Electric Technologies (CCET) is demonstrating new response mechanisms to help integrate large amounts of highly variable wind generation into the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) grid by utilizing better system monitoring capabilities, enhanced operator visualization, and improved load management. Improved load management includes the use of smart grid technologies at Texas facilities: Reese Technology Center in Lubbock, Mueller Development in Austin, the Harmony solar community, north of Houston and residential consumers in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas.

Equipment:

- In-Home Display
- Meter Communications Network
- Meter Data Analysis System

Targeted Benefits:

- Efficient use of renewable generation
- Green home construction and Smart appliances promoted
- Fossil fuel emissions reduced
- Lower electricity costs
- Power interruptions reduced

 
Additional Information:

For more information about the project, please refer to:
- http://www.smartgrid.gov/project/ccet_technology_solutions_wind_integration

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