Category Archives: Electrical Loads

Energy Efficiency: How can it be achieved at all levels of the power system?

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A recent ENBALAtalks blog entry discusses energy efficiency, providing background and context on how it is traditionally viewed and how industry perspective on energy efficiency needs to be expanded. A more holistic approach to grid operation that utilizes state-of-the-art smart … Continue reading

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Did you know that local Ontario organizations are now helping to keep the provincial power system in balance?

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For the first time ever in Ontario, commercial, industrial and institutional organizations are providing Grid Balance® (also known as regulation service), a balancing function that responds to the real-time needs of the power system. At the end of October 2013, … Continue reading

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Grid Balance: Who is in control here?

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“So you intend to remotely control my process?” is a top of mind question from large electricity consumers considering participation in ENBALA’s Grid Balance® program. While it is true that Grid Balance does influence the way a process runs, ENBALA … Continue reading

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Can Your Electric Loads Help Manage the Power System?

Did you know that many electrical loads such as aerators, pumps and chillers have a hidden way to generate a new revenue stream while increasing the reliability of the power system? Let’s talk about Aeration Blowers Aeration blowers at a … Continue reading

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Generator Efficiency…and Control of Loads

Since the beginning of power system time (1882 – when Thomas Edison started the first North American Power System), utilities have focused on delivering power to users, when and where it was needed. The utility took responsibility to ensure that … Continue reading

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