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Title: Market Opportunities and Challenges for Pumped Hydro in an Evolving Power Grid: Preprint

Abstract

The paper explores several market opportunities and challenges for pumped storage hydropower (PSH) related to ongoing changes in the electric power grid. Two PSH technologies are investigated - single-speed pump/turbine and variable-speed pump/turbine units - under three variable generation penetration scenarios. The results provide a way to do relative comparisons of the opportunities and challenges that pumped storage hydro faces as the variable generation in a system increases.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
OSTI Identifier:
1468517
Report Number(s):
NREL/CP-5D00-71675
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at HydroVision International, 26-28 June 2018, Charlotte, North Carolina
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
13 HYDRO ENERGY; pumped storage hyrdropower; PSH; variable generation

Citation Formats

Stark, Gregory B. Market Opportunities and Challenges for Pumped Hydro in an Evolving Power Grid: Preprint. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Stark, Gregory B. Market Opportunities and Challenges for Pumped Hydro in an Evolving Power Grid: Preprint. United States.
Stark, Gregory B. Wed . "Market Opportunities and Challenges for Pumped Hydro in an Evolving Power Grid: Preprint". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1468517.
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