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Title: 2016 Annual Technology Baseline (ATB)

Abstract

Consistent cost and performance data for various electricity generation technologies can be difficult to find and may change frequently for certain technologies. With the Annual Technology Baseline (ATB), National Renewable Energy Laboratory provides an organized and centralized dataset that was reviewed by internal and external experts. It uses the best information from the Department of Energy laboratory's renewable energy analysts and Energy Information Administration information for conventional technologies. The ATB will be updated annually in order to provide an up-to-date repository of current and future cost and performance data. Going forward, we plan to revise and refine the values using best available information. The ATB includes both a presentation with notes (PDF) and an associated Excel Workbook. The ATB includes the following electricity generation technologies: land-based wind; offshore wind; utility-scale solar PV; concentrating solar power; geothermal power; hydropower plants (upgrades to existing facilities, powering non-powered dams, and new stream-reach development); conventional coal; coal with carbon capture and sequestration; integrated gasification combined cycle coal; natural gas combustion turbines; natural gas combined cycle; conventional biopower. Nuclear laboratory's renewable energy analysts and Energy Information Administration information for conventional technologies. The ATB will be updated annually in order to provide an up-to-date repository ofmore » current and future cost and performance data. Going forward, we plan to revise and refine the values using best available information.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis
OSTI Identifier:
1320377
Report Number(s):
NREL/PR-6A20-66944
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; annual technology baseline; PV; CSP; cost data; performance data; LCOE; wind; geothermal; concentrating solar power; hydropower; land-based; offshore

Citation Formats

Cole, Wesley, Kurup, Parthiv, Hand, Maureen, Feldman, David, Sigrin, Benjamin, Lantz, Eric, Stehly, Tyler, Augustine, Chad, Turchi, Craig, O'Connor, Patrick, and Waldoch, Connor. 2016 Annual Technology Baseline (ATB). United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Cole, Wesley, Kurup, Parthiv, Hand, Maureen, Feldman, David, Sigrin, Benjamin, Lantz, Eric, Stehly, Tyler, Augustine, Chad, Turchi, Craig, O'Connor, Patrick, & Waldoch, Connor. 2016 Annual Technology Baseline (ATB). United States.
Cole, Wesley, Kurup, Parthiv, Hand, Maureen, Feldman, David, Sigrin, Benjamin, Lantz, Eric, Stehly, Tyler, Augustine, Chad, Turchi, Craig, O'Connor, Patrick, and Waldoch, Connor. 2016. "2016 Annual Technology Baseline (ATB)". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1320377.
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abstractNote = {Consistent cost and performance data for various electricity generation technologies can be difficult to find and may change frequently for certain technologies. With the Annual Technology Baseline (ATB), National Renewable Energy Laboratory provides an organized and centralized dataset that was reviewed by internal and external experts. It uses the best information from the Department of Energy laboratory's renewable energy analysts and Energy Information Administration information for conventional technologies. The ATB will be updated annually in order to provide an up-to-date repository of current and future cost and performance data. Going forward, we plan to revise and refine the values using best available information. The ATB includes both a presentation with notes (PDF) and an associated Excel Workbook. The ATB includes the following electricity generation technologies: land-based wind; offshore wind; utility-scale solar PV; concentrating solar power; geothermal power; hydropower plants (upgrades to existing facilities, powering non-powered dams, and new stream-reach development); conventional coal; coal with carbon capture and sequestration; integrated gasification combined cycle coal; natural gas combustion turbines; natural gas combined cycle; conventional biopower. Nuclear laboratory's renewable energy analysts and Energy Information Administration information for conventional technologies. The ATB will be updated annually in order to provide an up-to-date repository of current and future cost and performance data. Going forward, we plan to revise and refine the values using best available information.},
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