POWER December 2021 - S7

December 2021
POWER AWARDS
Enel X Virtual Power Plant, California
T
he virtual power plant (VPP) is one of
many forms of decentralized power
generation. Its place in the electricity
hierarchy is often debated; some call it
a supply-side initiative, others consider it
an important tool for demand response,
where it already has proven its worth.
There's certainly agreement about the
importance of VPPs to the future of the electricity sector.
The past few years have brought a flurry of activity in the
VPP market, as utilities and energy providers worldwide invest
in technologies that are changing business models and
hold the promise of making the power supply more reliable
and resilient.
Enel X is the advanced energy services business line of Italian
energy giant Enel. The company in North America manages
about 4.7 GW of demand response, with more than 70 battery
storage projects in operation and contracted, along with more
than 70,000 smart electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.
An Enel X program in California is a prime example of the
services a VPP can provide. The project, which serves a variety
of customers, is what Enel X calls " a roughly 70 MW highly distributed "
VPP. The VPP is active in the California Independent
System Operator (CAISO) wholesale day-ahead and real-time
markets, " dynamically managing charging loads to balance grid
demand, reduce wholesale energy costs, and mitigate the inCourtesy:
Enel X
termittency of renewables. "
" Looking to the future of energy distribution and the growth
of renewables, VPPs provide a necessary method of flexible,
decentralized power generation to make renewable energy
more affordable and more reliable, " Giovanni Bertolino, head of
e-Mobility for Enel X North America, told POWER. " As we consider
the growth of urban markets and growing population density,
they are also an efficient way to relieve the strain placed
on the grid during peak usage times in high-population areas. "
The California VPP, honored by POWER with the Distributed
Energy Award, is optimized by Enel X's cloud-connected
JuiceNet software, which enables the company to deliver valuable
grid services-such as demand response capacity-on a
daily basis across the state. ■
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