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Modeling the benefits of storage technologies to wind power / Patrick Sullivan, Walter Short, and Nate Blair.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis E 9.17:NREL/CP-670-43510 (Text) 985630-1001 Online document Available -

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  • Physical Description: 15 pages : digital, PDF file
  • Publisher: Golden, CO : National Renewable Energy Laboratory, [2008]

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Title from title screen (viewed August 5, 2008).
"June 2008."
"Presented at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WindPower 2008 Conference, Houston, Texas, June 1-4, 2008."
Summary, etc.:
This paper quantifies the value storage can add to wind. The analysis was done employing the Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) model, formerly known as the Wind Deployment System (WinDS) model. ReEDS was used to estimate the cost and development path associated with 20% penetration of wind in the report. ReEDS differs from the WinDS model primarily in that the model has been modified to include the capability to build and use three storage technologies: pumped-hydroelectric storage (PHS), compressed-air energy storage (CAES), and batteries. To assess the value of these storage technologies, two pairs of scenarios were run: business-as-usual, with and without storage; 20% wind energy by 2030, with and without storage. This paper presents the results from those model runs.
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Mode of access: Internet from the NREL web site. Address as of 1/27/09: http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy08osti/43510.pdf ; current access available via PURl.
Subject: Wind power > Research.
Energy storage > Computer simulation.
Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) (Computer program)

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