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Title: Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Phase 3: Technical Overview

Technical fact sheet outlining the key findings of Phase 3 of the Western Wind and Solar Integration Study (WWSIS-3). NREL and GE find that with good system planning, sound engineering practices, and commercially available technologies, the Western grid can maintain reliability and stability during the crucial first minute after grid disturbances with high penetrations of wind and solar power.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1226489
Report Number(s):
NREL/FS-5D00-65410
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Research Org:
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
16 TIDAL AND WAVE POWER Western Wind and Solar Integration Study; WWSIS-3; Frequency response; Transient stability; Grid integration; Renewable integration; Energy systems integration; Transmission planning