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Title: Designing Wind and Solar Power Purchase Agreements to Support Grid Integration

Abstract

Power purchase agreements (PPAs) represent one of many institutional tools that power systems can use to improve grid services from variable renewable energy (VRE) generators. This fact sheet introduces the concept of PPAs for VRE generators and provides a brief summary of key PPA components that can facilitate VRE generators to enhance grid stability and serve as a source of power system flexibility.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
OSTI Identifier:
1262663
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-6A20-66543
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; power purchase agreement; PPA; power system flexibility; grid stability; grid integration; variable renewable energy; VRE

Citation Formats

O'Neill, Barbara, and Chernyakhovskiy, Ilya. Designing Wind and Solar Power Purchase Agreements to Support Grid Integration. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1262663.
O'Neill, Barbara, & Chernyakhovskiy, Ilya. Designing Wind and Solar Power Purchase Agreements to Support Grid Integration. United States. doi:10.2172/1262663.
O'Neill, Barbara, and Chernyakhovskiy, Ilya. 2016. "Designing Wind and Solar Power Purchase Agreements to Support Grid Integration". United States. doi:10.2172/1262663. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1262663.
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