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This paper reviews the state of electricity markets in Europe and the United States in light of the challenges brought forward by variable renewable generation.

Source: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Date: January 2014

This synthesis report summarizes the discussion points on various sub-topics addressed in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Energy Symposium on Managing Large-Scale Penetration of Intermittent Renewable Energy.

Source: MIT Energy Initiative
Date: April 2011

This training course describes how relying on energy from variable renewable energy sources will require a transformation in the way power systems are planned and operated.

Source: Leonardo Energy
Date: October 2015

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

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: September 2016

Based on analysis of Jamaica's investment environment, this roadmap suggests regulatory and institutional changes that will be necessary to attract new investments in clean energy solutions.

Source: Worldwatch Institute, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Date: October 2013

This report explores the options for international auction designs in the EU and provides recommendations on how the design of both national and international auctions should be considered in the drafting of the new RES Directive. Two basic options for international auctions are analysed.

Source: Fraunhofer ISI
Date: July 2016

As penetration of wind and solar continues to grow, system operators will face challenges posed by increased levels of variable resources.

Source: Synapse Energy Economics
Date: August 2015

Cost-benefit analyses for distributed generation photovoltaic (DGPV) can provide substantive insights into understanding the potential flows of value among stakeholders that grid-connected DGPV programs might induce.

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: March 2015

The International Energy Agency's (IEA) Africa Energy Outlook—a Special Report in the 2014 World Energy Outlook series—offers a comprehensive analytical study of energy in Africa, specifically in sub-Saharan Africa, the epicenter of the global challenge to overcome energy poverty.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: January 2014

This report outlines steps for overcoming the challenges in creating power systems with the flexibility needed to maintain system security and reliability while relying primarily on variable energy resources. The work is largely a synthesis of the many reports and studies on this subject.

Source: Leonardo Energy, ECOFYS
Date: September 2015