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Title: Advancing System Flexibility for High Penetration Renewable Integration

This report summarizes some of the issues discussed during the engagement on power system flexibility. By design, the focus is on flexibility options used in the United States. Exploration of whether and how U.S. experiences can inform Chinese energy planning will be part of the continuing project, and will benefit from the knowledge base provided by this report. We believe the initial stage of collaboration represented in this report has successfully started a process of mutual understanding, helping Chinese researchers to begin evaluating how lessons learned in other countries might translate to China's unique geographic, economic, social, and political contexts.
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  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  2. Joint Inst. for Strategic Energy Analysis, Golden, CO (United States)
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Technical Report
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Related Information: Chinese version also available as NREL/TP-6A20-66728 (OSTI ID: 1282847); This work is a part of the China Grids Program for a Low-Carbon Future, supported by the Children's Investment Fund Foundation
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE); Children's Investment Fund Foundation, London (United Kingdom)
Country of Publication:
United States
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION China; United States; power system flexibility; economics