Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS)

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The Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) is a deterministic optimization model of the deployment of electric power generation technologies and transmission infrastructure throughout the contiguous United States into the future. The model, developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Strategic Energy Analysis Center, is designed to analyze the critical energy issues in the electric sector, especially with respect to potential energy policies, such as clean energy and renewable energy standards or carbon restrictions. ReEDS provides a detailed treatment of electricity-generating and electrical storage technologies and specifically addresses a variety of issues related to renewable energy technologies, including accessibility and cost ... continued below

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Short, W.; Sullivan, P.; Mai, T.; Mowers, M.; Uriarte, C.; Blair, N. et al. December 1, 2011.

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The Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) is a deterministic optimization model of the deployment of electric power generation technologies and transmission infrastructure throughout the contiguous United States into the future. The model, developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Strategic Energy Analysis Center, is designed to analyze the critical energy issues in the electric sector, especially with respect to potential energy policies, such as clean energy and renewable energy standards or carbon restrictions. ReEDS provides a detailed treatment of electricity-generating and electrical storage technologies and specifically addresses a variety of issues related to renewable energy technologies, including accessibility and cost of transmission, regional quality of renewable resources, seasonal and diurnal generation profiles, variability of wind and solar power, and the influence of variability on the reliability of the electrical grid. ReEDS addresses these issues through a highly discretized regional structure, explicit statistical treatment of the variability in wind and solar output over time, and consideration of ancillary services' requirements and costs.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-6A20-46534
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1031955 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1031955
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc831883

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  • December 1, 2011

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Short, W.; Sullivan, P.; Mai, T.; Mowers, M.; Uriarte, C.; Blair, N. et al. Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS), report, December 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc831883/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.