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Title: Lessons from Large-Scale Renewable Energy Integration Studies: Preprint.
Author: Bird, L.; Milligan, M.
Pages/Volumes: 9 pp.
Publication Year: 2012
Notes: Presented at the 2012 World Renewable Energy Forum (WREF 2012), 13-17 May 2012, Denver, Colorado
Document Type: Conference Paper
NTIS/GPO Number: 1046284
Subject Code Description: Electricity, Resources, and Buildings Systems
Abstract: In general, large-scale integration studies in Europe and the United States find that high penetrations of renewable generation are technically feasible with operational changes and increased access to transmission. This paper describes other key findings such as the need for fast markets, large balancing areas, system flexibility, and the use of advanced forecasting.
Accession Number: 54666
Library Notes: NPL-1206 REV
Report Numbers: CP-6A20-54666


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