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Title: Power Plant Cycling Costs

This report provides a detailed review of the most up to date data available on power plant cycling costs. The primary objective of this report is to increase awareness of power plant cycling cost, the use of these costs in renewable integration studies and to stimulate debate between policymakers, system dispatchers, plant personnel and power utilities.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1046269
Report Number(s):
NREL/SR-5500-55433
NFT-1-11325-01; TRN: US201215%%413
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Work performed by Intertek APTECH, Sunnyvale, California
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 42 ENGINEERING; PERSONNEL; POWER PLANTS; OPERATING COST; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; INTEGRATED ENERGY UTILITY SYSTEMS POWER PLANT; CYCLING; RENEWABLES; GRID INTEGRATION; FOSSIL GENERATION; UTILITIES; NREL; NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY; Electricity, Resources, and Buildings Systems