Integrated Distributed Energy Resources

Renewables Integration

Deploying and operating enough flexible, controllable resources to ensure grid reliability given the variability and uncertainty associated with intermittent renewable power generation. [Source: California Energy Commission (CEC) Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/PUC/energy/Renewables/hot/Renewable+Integration.htm]

RPS

Renewable Portfolio Standard

Proved or Proven Reserves

In context of natural gas, refers to the estimated quantities that are believed recoverable in future years from known reservoirs under existing economic and operating conditions. Volumes of natural gas placed in underground storage are not considered to be “proved reserves.” [Source: Energy Information Administration (EIA) Website: http://www.eia.gov/dnav/ng/TblDefs/ng_enr_nprod_tbldef2.asp]

IDSM

Integrated Demand Side Management

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