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Small Scale Energy Presentation

Presentation by Enmax at Rocky View County's "Small Scale Energy Workshop" November 30, 2011.

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Small Scale Energy Presentation

  1. 1. Routes Magazine
  2. 2. Smart Grid Source: http://www.oe.energy.gov/
  3. 3. Utilities Typically Stop at the Meter
  4. 4. The Last Frontier -cross the threshold
  5. 5. Our Customers are Unique
  6. 6. Customer Focused
  7. 7. VAWT
  8. 8. Building Mounted
  9. 9. Building Mounted
  10. 10. Wind Speed Vs Wind Energy
  11. 11. 15m 50m10m
  12. 12. 15m 50m10m
  13. 13. Got Wind?
  14. 14. Got Wind?
  15. 15. Got Wind?
  16. 16. Got Wind?
  17. 17. Where’s Waldo? Or Solar.
  18. 18. Majority of Electricity Charges are Fixed….
  19. 19. Majority of Electricity Charges are Fixed….. The fixed portion of my bill is huge $7.59 33¢/day + 0.6775¢/kWh (0.2059¢/kWh) 0.019¢/kWh 0.6953¢/kWh 1.578¢/kWh 3.7¢/day + 2.1¢/kWh Fixed + Variable $18.97 + 12.5¢/kWh = $100.35
  20. 20. Majority of Electricity Charges are Fixed….. $100.35 total bill $18.97 fixed charges Only 19% fixed 81% variable
  21. 21. My Home isn’t perfect so …..
  22. 22. My Home isn’t perfect so ….. Only 4/12 pitch roofFaces SSW + 4/12 -10%pitch roof-14% South 12/12 pitch roof 100% Shaded entireFaces West + 4/12 Decemberpitch roof -5%-27%
  23. 23. My Home isn’t perfect so …..
  24. 24. If Only Solar Had a Payback……
  25. 25. If Only Solar Had a Payback……80.2¢/kWh for 20 years $6000 cash incentive0.16% takeup 0.17% takeup
  26. 26. If Only Solar Had a Payback……
  27. 27. Waiting for Incentives
  28. 28. Waiting for Incentives $14,500,000
  29. 29. Micro-Gen Regulation – Jan 1, 2009
  30. 30. Bi-directional Meter
  31. 31. Waiting for Incentives
  32. 32. When the panels are more efficient…
  33. 33. When the panels are more efficient… 17.8% $653.95 X 6 = $3923.70 13.6% $476.10 X 6 = $2856.60
  34. 34. When the panels are more efficient… 17.8% $653.95 13.6% $476.10 6.1% $225.00
  35. 35. Max theoretical single Junction cell is 33% efficient
  36. 36. When the panels are more efficient… More Efficient More Expensive $$$$Less EfficientLess Expensive $
  37. 37. Caller#4
  38. 38. If only Calgary was good for Solar…
  39. 39. Source:NRCAN
  40. 40. If only Calgary was good for Solar…
  41. 41. Too bad about the Hail…
  42. 42. Too bad about the Hail…
  43. 43. Too bad about the Hail…
  44. 44. Too bad about the Hail…
  45. 45. ReCapFixed ChargesPerfect HousePayback IncentivesSolar Resource Hail
  46. 46. What’s Holding You back Now?
  47. 47. Questions?

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