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Dermot byrne presentation

  1. 1. Transforming the Power System on the Island of Ireland Dermot Byrne Chief Executive, EirGrid May 2010
  2. 2. EirGrid – An All-Island Energy Company
  3. 3. Transforming the Power System Deregulation Competition and Customer Choice Smart Grids Renewables Integration and Grid Development Carbon Neutrality Electrification of Transport and Heating Sectors Time
  4. 4. Power System Transformation – Two Dimensions <ul><li>Investment Dimension </li></ul><ul><li>The major Infrastructural Building Blocks </li></ul><ul><li>The ‘ Hardware ’ </li></ul>1 2 <ul><li>Operational Dimension </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Policies, procedures, controls etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The ‘ Software ’ </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Ireland’s Renewable Policy Target
  6. 6. 1 Investment Dimension – the ‘Hardware’
  7. 7. <ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Intermittency </li></ul><ul><li>System Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Uncertainty </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio Performance </li></ul>Smart Grid <ul><li>Responses </li></ul><ul><li>ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Customer responsiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Decision support tools </li></ul><ul><li>Codes / Protocols </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Meters </li></ul>Operational Dimension – the ‘Software’ 2
  8. 8. EirGrid: Driving Ireland’s Smart Grid Forward Graphic Source: NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards
  9. 9. EirGrid: Driving Ireland’s Smart Grid Forward Graphic Source: NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards
  10. 10. Load and Wind Cycles
  11. 11. Thank You

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