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Peter Asmus

Peter Asmus is a Principal Research Analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Smart Energy practices, with a focus on emerging energy distribution, integration and optimisation smart grid models such as nanogrids, microgrids and virtual power plants.

Stories by Peter Asmus

Transforming the market for virtual power plants with advances in energy storage

From the outside, the VPP looks like a single power production facility that publishes one schedule of operation and can be optimised from a single remote site. From the inside, the VPP can combine a rich diversity of independent resources into a network via the sophisticated planning, scheduling, and bidding of DER-based services. Peter Asmus examines the role energy storage can play within this architecture.

Tags: virtual power plants, enabling technologies, navigant, distributed energy resources, aggregation, demand response, dispatchable assets