Analysis of the Impact of Balancing Area Cooperation on the Operation of WECC and the Compounding Effect of Wind and Solar Generation

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report

Abstract

It is the intent of this analysis to examine the operational benefits of increased cooperation between a large number of WECC operating regions.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 2013

Bibliographical note

Work performed by GE Energy, Wilmington, Delaware

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-53095

Keywords

  • generation commitment
  • grid integration
  • hurdle rate
  • renewable portfolio standard (RPS)
  • Western Electricity Coordinating Council
  • WWSIS

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