Electric utilities and TSO grid managers face a complex task. On one hand, they need to guarantee reliable access to electricity. At the same time, though, they also have to ensure that there is just enough electricity on the grid to meet demand.
The grid receives energy from conventional as well as renewable sources but while the input from a conventional power plant is nearly constant, the input from a renewable power plant may be highly fluctuant. This makes the task of grid managers particularly hard. For this reason, an intelligent software able to flatten the fluctuations and intelligent store and forward input according to an outcome curve may really make the life of TSOs and energy utilities easier. Tailor-made software is crucial though and that’s the major challenge.