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"Chapter 10: Internal Improvement: How to Become a More Attractive Customer"
Author: Tripathi, B. N.
Published In: Electric Restructuring and Utilities Deregulation: A Facility Manager's Guide
Date: 1998

Discusses the steps facilities managers can take to prepare their facilities to become attractive customers to electricity suppliers.  This is necessary because it is possible for twocustomers with identical electricity consumption to get different rate structures. Covers development of an energy master plan, load profiles and why they matter, flexibility to use interruptible supply, aggregation, service upgrades and substation ownership, and improving load profiles through, energy conservation measures, demand control and load shedding, thermal energy storage, use of alternate fuels, and self-generation.

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