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Title: Variable Renewable Energy: a Regulatory Roadmap (Fact Sheet)

There is not a one-size-fits-all approach to the regulation of variable renewable energy (VRE), but international experience reveals many approaches that are proving successful. Drawing upon research and experiences from various international contexts, the 21st Century Power Partnership in conjunction with the Clean Energy Solutions Center and Clean Energy Regulators Initiative identified key issues and ideas that have emerged as variable deployment has grown. The Power Partnership research, published in 2014, identified four broad categories of regulatory issues.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1160171
Report Number(s):
NREL/FS-6A20-63027
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Relation:
Related Information: 21st Century Power Partnership
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
Clean Energy Ministerial
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION REGULATION; VARIABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY; RENEWABLE ENERGY; INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICES; DEPLOYMENT; VARIABLE DEPLOYMENT; REGULATORY ISSUES; INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT