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Quantifying the Value of Hydropower in the Electric Grid: Final Report

DescriptionThe report summarizes a 3-year DOE study focused on defining value of hydropower assets in a changing electric grid. The study looked at existing large hydropower operations in the U.S., models for different electricity futures, markets, costs of existing and new technologies as well as trends related to hydropower investments in other parts of the world.
File Nameepri_value_hydropower_electric_grid.pdf
Product TypeReport/Plans
Num of Pages78
Document SizePDF 1.7 MB
First Received4/19/2013 11:25:09 AM
Program NameWater Power Program
Keywordshydropower, economics, costs, grid services, pumped storage hydropower, pumped storage, PSH, ancillary services, hydro plant optimization, renewable integration, hydrologic constraints, electric sector modeling, conventional hydropower, hydro_acceleration
Print Date2/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Product ID6197
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