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Title: Capacity Value of Solar Power

Abstract

Evaluating the capacity value of renewable energy sources can pose significant challenges due to their variable and uncertain nature. In this paper the capacity value of solar power is investigated. Solar capacity value metrics and their associated calculation methodologies are reviewed and several solar capacity studies are summarized. The differences between wind and solar power are examined, the economic importance of solar capacity value is discussed and other assessments and recommendations are presented.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1067963
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-88284
TE1101000
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 22-26, 2012, San Diego, California
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Duignan, Roisin, Dent, Chris, Mills, Andrew, Samaan, Nader A., Milligan, Michael, Keane, Andrew, and O'Malley, Mark. Capacity Value of Solar Power. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345429.
Duignan, Roisin, Dent, Chris, Mills, Andrew, Samaan, Nader A., Milligan, Michael, Keane, Andrew, & O'Malley, Mark. Capacity Value of Solar Power. United States. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345429.
Duignan, Roisin, Dent, Chris, Mills, Andrew, Samaan, Nader A., Milligan, Michael, Keane, Andrew, and O'Malley, Mark. Sat . "Capacity Value of Solar Power". United States. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345429.
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title = {Capacity Value of Solar Power},
author = {Duignan, Roisin and Dent, Chris and Mills, Andrew and Samaan, Nader A. and Milligan, Michael and Keane, Andrew and O'Malley, Mark},
abstractNote = {Evaluating the capacity value of renewable energy sources can pose significant challenges due to their variable and uncertain nature. In this paper the capacity value of solar power is investigated. Solar capacity value metrics and their associated calculation methodologies are reviewed and several solar capacity studies are summarized. The differences between wind and solar power are examined, the economic importance of solar capacity value is discussed and other assessments and recommendations are presented.},
doi = {10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345429},
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volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2012},
month = {11}
}

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