Power Transfer Potential to the Southeast in Response to a Renewable Portfolio Standard: Final Report

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Electricity consumption in the Southeastern US, including Florida, is approximately 32% of the total US. The availability of renewable resources for electricity production is relatively small compared to the high consumption. Therefore meeting a national renewable portfolio standard (RPS) is particularly challenging in this region. Neighboring regions, particularly to the west, have significant wind resources and given sufficient transmission these resources could serve energy markets in the SE. This report looks at renewable resource supply relative to demands and the potential for power transfer into the SE. We found that significant wind energy transfers, at the level of 30-60 GW, ... continued below

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Key, Thomas S; Hadley, Stanton W & Deb, Rajat February 1, 2010.

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Electricity consumption in the Southeastern US, including Florida, is approximately 32% of the total US. The availability of renewable resources for electricity production is relatively small compared to the high consumption. Therefore meeting a national renewable portfolio standard (RPS) is particularly challenging in this region. Neighboring regions, particularly to the west, have significant wind resources and given sufficient transmission these resources could serve energy markets in the SE. This report looks at renewable resource supply relative to demands and the potential for power transfer into the SE. We found that significant wind energy transfers, at the level of 30-60 GW, are expected to be economic in case of federal RPC or CO2 policy. Development of wind resources will depend not only on the available transmission capacity and required balancing resources, but also on electricity supply and demand factors.

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-2009/239
  • Grant Number: DE-AC05-00OR22725
  • DOI: 10.2172/971591 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 971591
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc929854

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Key, Thomas S; Hadley, Stanton W & Deb, Rajat. Power Transfer Potential to the Southeast in Response to a Renewable Portfolio Standard: Final Report, report, February 1, 2010; [Tennessee]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc929854/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.