Optimizing Rolling Blackouts
Rolling blackouts have been used by electric utilities in Japan, California and Texas to reduce load when the amount of electrical energy is less than the anticipated demand. With the evolution of renewable energy sources, the demand for clean energy, and the goal to conserve depletable resources, the need to optimize rolling blackouts is essential.
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Learn best practices for load control using rolling blackouts
- Understand rolling blackout pinch points
- Examine unintended consequences in Japan, Texas and California
Upon completing this course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of best practices that need to be implemented before initiating rolling blackouts.