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Western Wind and Solar Integration Study: hydropower analysis. October 2007–October 2010
1st March 2012
Beginning in 2007 and extending through 2010, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory sponsored the Western Wind and Solar Integration Study (WWSIS). The study followed DOE's 20% Wind Energy by 2030 report, which did not find any technical barriers to reaching 20% wind energy in the continental United States by 2030. The results of the WWSIS analysis led to several questions concerning the modeling of hydropower as well as its role in integrating wind and solar power, including the costs and benefits to hydropower producers. This report addresses those questions.
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