March 19, 2012

The Challenges of Relying on Nature for Power

MIT Energy Initiative, MIT Energy Initiative


irishtimes.com

On April 20, 2011, the MIT Energy Initiative held a symposium on Managing Large-Scale Penetration of Intermittent Renewables. The focus of the symposium was on how renewable energy standards affect power system capacity planning and operations, assuming affordable, scalable electricity storage options will not be available for at least a decade, and probably more. Until such breakthroughs materialize, capacity planning and implementation are still required. Currently, 29 US states and 27 EU countries have renewable energy standards. . .

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