Softer Side of Smart - Distributech 2015

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  • The Softer Side of SmartLafras Moolman

    General Manager Sales Engineering Information Systems

    Powertech System Integrators

    Distributech Africa, July 2015

  • DEFINITION

    A smart grid is an electricity network that can integrate in a cost

    efficient manner the behavior and actions of all users connected to it -

    generators, consumers and those that do both - in order to ensure

    economically efficient, sustainable power system with low losses and

    high levels of quality and security of supply and safety.

  • TRADITIONAL GRID MODEL

    BulkProducer

    ConsumerGrid

  • SMART GRID MODEL

    Producer ConsumerGrid

  • UTILITY EMPLOYEE FACTORS

  • COMPLEXITY

  • SAFETY

  • SKILLS AND WORKFORCE

  • CONSUMER FACTORS

  • CONTROL

  • COSTS AND REVENUE

  • SECURITY AND PRIVACY

  • HEALTH