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Title: 2017 Standard Scenarios Report: A U.S. Electricity Sector Outlook

Abstract

The 2017 Standard Scenarios includes a suite of U.S. electricity sector scenarios. The report explores four power sector storylines, including the growth in natural gas and renewable energy, the relative competitiveness of wind and solar PV, the potential impact of low-cost battery storage, and the impact of nuclear lifetimes on the capacity expansion of the power sector.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  2. US Department of Energy, Washington, DC (United States). Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1398756
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-6A20-68548
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; standard scenarios; annual technology baseline; capacity expansion; projection; natural gas; renewable energy; nuclear; retirements; electricity; photovoltaics; wind; battery storage

Citation Formats

Cole, Wesley J., Mai, Trieu T., Richards, James, Das, Paritosh, and Donohoo-Vallett, Paul. 2017 Standard Scenarios Report: A U.S. Electricity Sector Outlook. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1398756.
Cole, Wesley J., Mai, Trieu T., Richards, James, Das, Paritosh, & Donohoo-Vallett, Paul. 2017 Standard Scenarios Report: A U.S. Electricity Sector Outlook. United States. doi:10.2172/1398756.
Cole, Wesley J., Mai, Trieu T., Richards, James, Das, Paritosh, and Donohoo-Vallett, Paul. Tue . "2017 Standard Scenarios Report: A U.S. Electricity Sector Outlook". United States. doi:10.2172/1398756. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1398756.
@article{osti_1398756,
title = {2017 Standard Scenarios Report: A U.S. Electricity Sector Outlook},
author = {Cole, Wesley J. and Mai, Trieu T. and Richards, James and Das, Paritosh and Donohoo-Vallett, Paul},
abstractNote = {The 2017 Standard Scenarios includes a suite of U.S. electricity sector scenarios. The report explores four power sector storylines, including the growth in natural gas and renewable energy, the relative competitiveness of wind and solar PV, the potential impact of low-cost battery storage, and the impact of nuclear lifetimes on the capacity expansion of the power sector.},
doi = {10.2172/1398756},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Oct 03 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Tue Oct 03 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}

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