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Integrating Renewable Electricity on the Grid - A Report by the APS Panel on Public Affairs

Publication Date: December 2011
Publishing Organization: APS Physics
Format: PDF
Keywords:

Smart Grid,APS Physics

Summary:

This report focuses on wind and solar energy and the three principal issues associated with integrating wind and solar resources with the grid: variability of generation addressed by forecasting, energy storage and transmission; remote location of wind and solar resources addressed by transmission; and how the incomplete business case undervalues key resources such as storage and transmission.