Capacity Value of Wind Plants and Overview of U.S. Experience (Presentation)

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This presentation provides an overview and summary of the capacity value of wind power plants, based primarily on the U.S. experience. Resource adequacy assessment should explicitly consider risk. Effective load carrying capability (ELCC) captures each generators contribution to resource adequacy. On their own, reserve margin targets as a percent of peak can't capture risks effectively. Recommend benchmarking reliability-based approaches with others.

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Milligan, M. August 1, 2011.

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This presentation provides an overview and summary of the capacity value of wind power plants, based primarily on the U.S. experience. Resource adequacy assessment should explicitly consider risk. Effective load carrying capability (ELCC) captures each generators contribution to resource adequacy. On their own, reserve margin targets as a percent of peak can't capture risks effectively. Recommend benchmarking reliability-based approaches with others.

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  • Presented at the 17th Power Systems Computation Conference, 22 August 2011, Stockholm, Sweden; Related Information: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

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  • Report No.: NREL/PR-5500-52856
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Milligan, M. Capacity Value of Wind Plants and Overview of U.S. Experience (Presentation), article, August 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc834394/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.