A brutal storm ripped through southwestern Minnesota in April and snapped 2,000 power poles. Worthington Public Utilities kept the lights on with a seat-of-the-pants microgrid.
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Long-Term Power Procurement .
4. See, CAISO Demand Response Resource Users Guide: Version 3.0 . This explains how DR can qualify as Participating Load to directly provide Operating Reserve including Non-Spinning Reserve.
5. J. Bumgarner, Smart Energy Today: The Right Tools for the Job , PacifiCorp Energy, 2007.
6. Comments of Large Energy Consumers Association, Comverge, Inc., Division of Ratepayer Advocates, et al., in CPUC R. 07-01-041 (19 November 2007), Appendix A.
7. Nemtzow D., D. Delury, and C. King 2007. “ The Green Effect ,” Public Utilities Fortnightly, March 2008.