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Title: Modeling the Long-Term Market Penetration of Wind in the United States.
Author: Short, W.; Blair, N.; Heimiller, D.; Singh, V.
Pages/Volumes: 15 pp.
Publication Year: 2003
Notes: Prepared for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Windpower 2003 Conference, 21 May 2003, Austin, Texas
Document Type: Conference Paper
NTIS/GPO Number: 15004068
Subject Code Description: Energy Analysis
Abstract: This paper presents an overview of the Wind Deployment Systems Model (WinDS). WinDS is a multiregional, multitime-period, Geographic Information System (GIS), and linear programming model of capacity expansion in the electric sector of the United States. WinDS is designed to address the principal market issues related to the penetration of wind energy technologies into the electric sector. These principal market issues include access to and cost of transmission, and the intermittency of wind power. WinDS addresses these issues through a highly discretized regional structure, explicit accounting for the variability in wind output over time, and consideration of ancillary services requirements and costs.
Accession Number: 34469
Library Notes: NPL-0307 REV
Report Numbers: CP-620-34469

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