Western Wind Strategy: Addressing Critical Issues for Wind Deployment

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The goal of the Western Wind Strategy project was to help remove critical barriers to wind development in the Western Interconnection. The four stated objectives of this project were to: (1) identify the barriers, particularly barriers to the operational integration of renewables and barriers identified by load-serving entities (LSEs) that will be buying wind generation, (2) communicate the barriers to state officials, (3) create a collaborative process to address those barriers with the Western states, utilities and the renewable industry, and (4) provide a role model for other regions. The project has been on the forefront of identifying and informing ... continued below

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Larson, Douglas & Carr, Thomas March 30, 2012.

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The goal of the Western Wind Strategy project was to help remove critical barriers to wind development in the Western Interconnection. The four stated objectives of this project were to: (1) identify the barriers, particularly barriers to the operational integration of renewables and barriers identified by load-serving entities (LSEs) that will be buying wind generation, (2) communicate the barriers to state officials, (3) create a collaborative process to address those barriers with the Western states, utilities and the renewable industry, and (4) provide a role model for other regions. The project has been on the forefront of identifying and informing state policy makers and utility regulators of critical issues related to wind energy and the integration of variable generation. The project has been a critical component in the efforts of states to push forward important reforms and innovations that will enable states to meet their renewable energy goals and lower the cost to consumers of integrating variable generation.

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  • Report No.: DOE GO17021
  • Grant Number: FG36-07GO17021
  • DOI: 10.2172/1050033 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1050033
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc830038

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Larson, Douglas & Carr, Thomas. Western Wind Strategy: Addressing Critical Issues for Wind Deployment, report, March 30, 2012; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc830038/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.