NREL Case Study Leads to International Partnership (Fact Sheet)
In 2012, NREL analysts produced a case study, "Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electric Power Markets: Best Practices from International Experience," which drew upon dozens of interviews with international experts involved in crafting effective policies and markets. The report proposed a cross-cutting initiative to transform the world's power systems by implementing two complementary strategies: the large‐scale deployment of renewable energy, and a combination of comprehensive energy efficiency and smarter grids. This recommendation led to the launch of the 21st Century Power Partnership in April 2012, and its membership has since grown to include Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Mexico, Spain, and the United States. NREL, together with its affiliated Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis, are the operating agents.
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- Technical Report
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- Related Information: Innovation Impact: Analysis, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
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- National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
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- USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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- United States
- 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION ENERGY INTEGRATION; INTEGRATING VARIABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; CLEAN ENERGY MINISTERIAL; CEM; INTERNATIONAL; LARGE-SCALE DEPLOYMENT; COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY; SMARTER POWER GRIDS; JOINT INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGIC ENERGY ANALYSIS; INDIA; MEXICO; 21ST CENTURY POWER PARTNERSHIP; PUBLIC-PRIVATE LEADERSHIP FORUM; PPLF; GLOBAL GREEN GROWTH INSTITUTE
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