The Role of Hydropower in the Next-Generation Grid

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    Hydropower can provide a low-carbon source of energy, capacity, and flexibility to the grid. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) hydropower research covers multiple aspects of grid integration, including hydropower's role in grid planning, operations modeling, and reliability and resilience research.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages2
    StatePublished - 2021

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/FS-6A42-81373


    • grid integration
    • hydropower
    • power systems
    • water power


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