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iESP is a framework of microgrid-enabling services that integrates and controls distributed energy generation assets to form a highly responsive intelligent microgrid. iESP serves as the base platform to build out and operate scalable microgrids which can be cost-optimized and performance-tuned for specific campus, industrial, residential, military, and municipal energy requirements. iESP services are structured for seamless integration with typical public utility IT infrastructure, SCADA EMS/DMS software applications and RTO/ISO systems and policies.

Intelligent Energy Services Platform (iESP)

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Demand Response: Imports and aggregates CIS service account data, meter data and historical climate and outage patterns, then computes the demand and price forecasting models and optimization alternatives Performs translation into RTO/ISO based representations of demand responsive resources and ADR programs. iESP's DR Services integrate with AMI systems using Zigbee, OpenHAN and OpenADR signals and protocols.



Distributed Generation: Integrates and controls a variety of renewable and non-renewable energy sources. iESP's DG Integration Services include functions for interfacing, switching and controlling energy generation assets, using a broad range of integration methods and protocols including IEEE P1547, IEC 61850/61400/62445, SCADA/DNP3, GOOSE, CIM, and OpenADR.



Microgrid Controller: A multi-agent framework for distributed microgrid control. Includes collaborative control nodes that integrate with the underlying power analytics modules and intelligent substations to orchestrate microgrid switching, load balancing, VAR control and self-healing operations. iESP's control nodes automate demand management, energy price auctioning/arbitrage and coordinates distributed generation and energy storage.



Virtual Cloud-Based Services: Deployed in the cloud as virtual services that dynamically scale up or down to fit cost and performance parameters. Incorporates data node caching, service load balancing, fail-over mechanisms and policy based workflow orchestration that enable high performance scaling for distributed grid transactions and operations.



Cyber Security: Monitors the grid for cyber intruders and malicious code. iESP's security fabric provides enterprise authentication and authorization functions that operate across the cloud and tightly integrate with the underlying operating system and networks.



Energy Services Knowledge Portal: iESP's energy management and decision support tools can be accessed anywhere in the enterprise via a standard web browser. The knowledge portal hosts a family of application dashboards and analysis tools that facilitate demand response management, distributed generation control and microgrid system configuration and administration. iESP's knowledge portal is entirely web based, accessing the microgrid tools will be familiar to any operator that has used web browsers and internet-based applications.

iESP Benefits

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