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METHOD OF EVALUATING CHANGE IN ENERGY CONSUMPTION DUE TO VOLT VAR OPTIMIZATION

United States Patent Application

20160091539
A1
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A method of evaluating an optimization system is disclosed. The system is transitioned from an on state to an off state. Data is collected at time intervals for a time period before and after the system is transitioned from the on state to the off state. The transitioning occurs while a load of a particular type is active. In one embodiment, the optimization system is a Volt/VAR Optimization (VVO) system.
Williams, Tess L. (Seattle, WA), Schneider, Kevin P. (Seattle, WA), Campbell, Michael T. (Springdale, AR), Lewellen, Derek S. (Tulsa, OK)
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY, INC. (Columbus OH), BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland WA)
14/ 870,525
September 30, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0576RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.