Day: August 17, 2019

Why Load Shedding Can Increase Grid Resilience

Why Load Shedding Can Increase Grid Resilience

Why Load Shedding Can Increase Grid Resilience

08/17/19

“How can shutting down electricity loads help stop grid failures?”

The electrical grid is one of the most complex machines in the world. However, like all machines, it can be prone to failure from overuse. One thing we can do to prevent this is take inspiration from demand side response and commit to load shedding unnecessary assets when the supply cannot keep up with demand. This way the grid can be stabilized before a black start is necessary. This is Why Load Shedding Can Increase Grid Resilience.