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Title: Grid Modeling for the SunShot Vision Study.
Author: Brinkman, G.; Denholm, P.; Drury, E.; Ela, E.; Mai, T.; Margolis, R.; Mowers, M.
Pages/Volumes: 38 pp.
Publication Year: 2012
Document Type: Research Report
Subject Code Description: Electricity, Resources, and Buildings Systems
Abstract: This document describes the use of production cost modeling in the SunShot Vision study, including methods used to create the SunShot Vision scenarios, their implementation in the Gridview model, and assumptions regarding transmission system and operation of each generator type. It also describes challenges and limitations of modeling solar generation technologies in production cost models, and suggests methods for improving their representation in current models.
Accession Number: 53310
Library Notes: NPL-1203 REV
Report Numbers: TP-6A20-53310


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