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Economics of Interoperability in the Context of Smart Grid Architectures

Published

Author(s)

Cheyney M. O'Fallon, Avi M. Gopstein

Abstract

Technological change in the electric power sector has progressed rapidly and there now is need for the development and evaluation of new smart grid architectures. This special publication discusses the current conditions of the U.S. electric grid and the economics of interoperability within the context of five representative architectural tracks developed by Pacific Northwest National Labs.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1900-604
Report Number
1900-604

Keywords

Interoperability, Platforms, Smart Grid, Electricity, Critical Infrastructure, Network Effects, Transaction Costs, Technological Change, Decentralization, Microgrid, Resilience, Converged Networks
Created December 16, 2019