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  1. Innovation Outlook: Renewable Mini-grids

    This report informs policymakers and other stakeholders in the energy sector about the technology ... intended to help countries support their national objectives by expanding their renewable energy options. ... a transition towards a sustainable energy regime. Main sections of the report are titled, Types of ...

    October 2016

  2. U.S. Laws and Regulations for Renewable Energy Grid Interconnections

    Rapidly declining costs of wind and solar energy technologies, increasing concerns about the ... environmental and climate change impacts of fossil fuels, and sustained investment in renewable energy projects ... all point to a not-so-distant future in which renewable energy plays a pivotal role in the electric ...

    September 2016

  3. Research on The Capacity Credit of Wind Energy Resources

    quantitatively evaluate the capacity-replacement contribution of wind energy. The paper first proposes a new wind ... selected sample system. Research on The Capacity Credit of Wind Energy Resources Proceedings of the CSEE ... Wang Hai-chao Lu Zong-xiang Zhou Shuang-xi China Reserves and Reliability Renewable Energy Electricity ...

    October 2005

  4. Energy Storage Systems for Ancillary Services (Executive Summary)

    The analysis in this report focuses on the benefits of using energy storage systems to balance the ... supply reserve capacity and load following. Energy Storage Systems for Ancillary Services Navigant ... Research Pike Research Anissa Dehamna Eric Bloom United States Grid Integration Energy Storage Reserves and ...

    October 2011

  5. Addressing Climate Vulnerability for Power System Resilience and Energy Security: A Focus on Hydropower Resources

    This paper is intended to inform energy planners and investors about (1) how climate change can ... system resilience and enhance energy security. Addressing Climate Vulnerability for Power System ... Resilience and Energy Security: A Focus on Hydropower Resources USAID Molly Hellmuth Pamela Cookson Joanne ...

    May 2017

  6. Integrating Variable Renewable Energy: Challenges and Solutions

    This report explores renewable energy integration challenges and mitigation strategies that have ... fast scheduling and dispatch. Integrating Variable Renewable Energy: Challenges and Solutions National ... Renewable Energy Laboratory L. Bird M. Milligan D. Lew United States Grid Planning and Market Structures ...

    September 2013

  7. Integrating Renewable Energy into the Electricity Grid: Case Studies Showing how System Operators are Maintaining Reliability

    Energy Colorado to show how they integrate high shares of variable renewable energy. According to the ... renewable energy can be integrated at small to modest costs while maintaining high levels of reliability. ... Integrating Renewable Energy into the Electricity Grid Advanced Energy Economy Institute Jurgen Weiss Bruce ...

    June 2015

  8. Boosting the Power Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: China’s Involvement (Partner Country Series)

    Lack of energy access and frequent electricity shortages are major impediments to economic growth ... power sector development, extending energy access and facilitating economic growth. The report analyses ... assesses their impact on policies affecting energy access, economic development and financing modalities. ...

    June 2016

  9. Using Wind and Solar to Reliably Meet Electricity Demand

    This brief provides an overview of using wind and solar energy to ensure adequate generation ... capacity exists to meet demand. It describes calculating capacity value of variable renewable energy, the ... Reliably Meet Electricity Demand National Renewable Energy Laboratory Reserves and Reliability Renewable ...

    May 2015

  10. Ensuring a Secure, Reliable and Efficient Power System in a Changing Environment

    Efficiency Electricity Energy Storage Communications Power Energy Efficiency Grid Integration System ... Operation Reserves and Reliability Renewable Energy Electricity Wind Power Clean Fossil Energy Alternative ... Recovery/Allocation Enabling Laws and Rules Energy Standards Mandates/Targets Tax Incentives and Credits Credit ...

    June 2011