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Title: Renewable Energy Zones: Delivering Clean Power to Meet Demand, Greening the Grid

Greening the Grid provides technical assistance to energy system planners, regulators, and grid operators to overcome challenges associated with integrating variable renewable energy into the grid. This document describes the renewable energy zone concept that has emerged as a transmission planning tool to help scale up the penetration of solar, wind, and other resources on the power system.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1253121
Report Number(s):
NREL/FS-6A20-65988
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Research Org:
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE; United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION Greening the Grid; renewable energy zones; transmission-planning tool; solar; wind; Texas power system; competitive renewable energy zones; CREZ; REZ