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Technology Roadmap How2Guide for Smart Grids in Distribution Networks, Roadmap Development and Implementation, International Energy Agency - (PDF)

This How2Guide for Smart Grids in Distribution Networks (Distribution SG H2G) seeks to provide decision makers with tools and steps for developing and implementing a strategic plan for smart grids at the national, regional or municipal level. It is the second in the International Energy Agency (IEA) series of How2Guides (H2Gs), concise manuals that seek to guide the reader through the key steps to developing and implementing a roadmap for a given technology, sector or system
Table Of Contents
Foreword 1 Acknowledgements 4 Introduction 5 About technology roadmaps 5 About the How2Guide for Smart Grids in Distribution Networks 5 About smart grids 6 What are smart grids and why are they important? 6 Why focus on smart grids in distribution networks? 8 Overview of types of smart grid projects in distribution networks 9 The roadmap development process 12 Phase 1: Planning and preparation 12 Identifying stakeholders for smart grids in distribution systems 12 Conducting baseline research for smart grid potential 17 Phase 2: Visioning 18 Drivers for the deployment of smart grids in distribution networks 20 Addressing drivers through three case studies 25 Phase 3: Preparing the roadmap document 29 Common barriers to smart grid deployment and possible response actions 29 Timeline and milestones for smart grid deployment 36 Phase 4: Implementation, monitoring and revision 38 Conclusion 42 Annex 1: Possible structure of a smart grid roadmap 43 Annex 2: Stakeholder categories and mandate: The RACI chart 44 Annex 3: Brief descriptions of smart grid technologies 45
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