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The Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Phase 2 (Fact Sheet)

DescriptionThis fact sheet is a basic overview of the Western Wind and Solar Integration Study, Phase 2. The electric grid is a highly complex, interconnected machine, and changing one part of the grid can have consequences elsewhere. Adding wind and solar affects the operation of the other power plants and adding high penetrations can induce cycling of fossil-fueled generators. Cycling leads to wear-and-tear costs and changes in emissions.
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Product TypeCase Study/Factsheet
Num of Pages2
Document SizePDF 738 KB
First Received9/24/2013 10:38:03 AM
Program NameWind Program
Keywordswind, WWSIS, western wind and solar, integration, grid, interconnection, phase 2, phase two, penetration, fact sheet, renewablesystemsinterconnectionpage
Print Date9/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Product ID6494
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