Transactive Energy Application Landscape Scenarios
David G. Holmberg, David Hardin, Ronald Melton, Ron Cunningham, Steve Widergren
This paper presents an analysis of the transactive energy (TE) application landscape, specifically examining the transactive process, business functions, actors in different smart grid (SG) application domains, and time scales. These process steps, business functions, actors and time scales comprise the dimensions of the landscape. Six high-level, operational scenarios are presented which, together, cover the identified TE dimensions, and which can collectively be used to explore TE interactions. This paper also reviews the process that was used to analyze the TE landscape, including use case analyses, TE mind map, and a transactive agent interaction model. The final exercise described was validation of the set of six scenarios against a set of TE dimensions.