Electric Utility Resource Planning

Electric Utility Resource Planning
Author: Joe Ferrari
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 258
Release: 2020-09-26
ISBN 10: 0128226102
ISBN 13: 9780128226100
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Electric Utility Resource Planning: Past, Present and Future covers the balance of renewable costs, energy storage, and flexible backstop mechanisms needed in electric utility resource planning. In addition, it covers the optimization of planning methodologies and market design. The book argues that net load, ramping and volatility concerns associated with renewables call into question the validity of almost a century of planning approaches. Finally, it suggests that accounting for flexibility helps optimize the efficiency of the entire fleet of assets, minimizing costs and CO2 generation simultaneously, concluding that a flexible, independent backstop mechanism is needed, regardless of renewables or storage. Case studies provide a mix of hypothetical "what if" scenarios and analyses of real-life utility portfolios drawn from international examples. Examines how resource planners and policy specialists can plan to incorporate renewable generation technologies, thus uniting considerations of technology, methodology, business and policy Focuses on the reality of long-term decision-making and planning processes in working utilities Reviews novel approaches towards resource planning that yield lower costs and CO2 Emphasizes the need for flexible backstop mechanisms to maintain reliability

Electric Utility Resource Planning

Electric Utility Resource Planning
Author: Steven Sim
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2017-12-19
ISBN 10: 1439884099
ISBN 13: 9781439884096
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electric Utility Resource Planning Book Review:

Most people—including many legislators, regulators, and other decision makers in the electric utility industry—have misconceptions about how electric utilities really "work" and plan for the future. This lack of understanding can lead to poorly informed decisions and policies that directly affect the choices utilities must make. Using easy-to-understand text and examples, Electric Utility Resource Planning: Economics, Reliability, and Decision-Making clarifies how utilities operate their systems and prepare for the future. This explanation will show readers that both expected and counterintuitive results can occur (i.e., conservation might result in higher air emissions, or lowering costs could lead to higher electric rates). Taking readers step by step through this process, the book (in the following order): "Creates" a hypothetical utility Explains how and why a utility operates its system of generating units Discusses the planning methods that a utility would (or should) use Guides readers through each stage of a planning analysis for the hypothetical utility, examining various resource options (conservation, new power plants, and solar) In addition, the author introduces four Fundamental Principles of Resource Planning that should guide utilities. He also offers opinions on how certain trends in utility regulation and legislation can hinder utility planners’ efforts to identify and select the best resources for the utility’s customers. With this book, author Dr. Steven Sim applies his experience and insights from more than two decades of resource planning for Florida Power and Light (FPL). As one of the largest utilities in the United States, FPL has faced a multitude of resource planning challenges, and Dr. Sim has performed and supervised thousands of analyses designed to meet these obstacles. He has also served as an FPL witness in regulatory hearings on a wide variety of topics, ranging from the economic implications of nuclear, conservation, coal, gas, and other resource options, to the non-economic impacts (air emissions, fuel usage, system reliability, etc.) they present.

Exam Prep for Electric Utility Resource Planning

Exam Prep for  Electric Utility Resource Planning
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Best Practices in Electric Utility Integrated Resource Planning

Best Practices in Electric Utility Integrated Resource Planning
Author: Rachel Wilson (Energy policy analyst),Bruce Biewald,Synapse Energy Economics (Firm)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 36
Release: 2013
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1126569743
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Treatment of Solar Generation in Electric Utility Resource Planning

Treatment of Solar Generation in Electric Utility Resource Planning
Author: John Sterling (SEPA)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 67
Release: 2013
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:877159309
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Today's utility planners have a different market and economic context than their predecessors, including planning for the growth of renewable energy. State and federal support policies, solar photovoltaic (PV) price declines, and the introduction of new business models for solar PV 'ownership' are leading to increasing interest in solar technologies (especially PV); however, solar introduces myriad new variables into the utility resource planning decision. Most, but not all, utility planners have less experience analyzing solar than conventional generation as part of capacity planning, portfolio evaluation, and resource procurement decisions. To begin to build this knowledge, utility staff expressed interest in one effort: utility exchanges regarding data, methods, challenges, and solutions for incorporating solar in the planning process. Through interviews and a questionnaire, this report aims to begin this exchange of information and capture utility-provided information about: 1) how various utilities approach long-range resource planning; 2) methods and tools utilities use to conduct resource planning; and, 3) how solar technologies are considered in the resource planning process.

Treatment of Solar Generation in Electric Utility Resource Planning

Treatment of Solar Generation in Electric Utility Resource Planning
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 82
Release: 2013
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1065654241
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Treatment of Solar Generation in Electric Utility Resource Planning Book Review:

Today's utility planners have a different market and economic context than their predecessors, including planning for the growth of renewable energy. State and federal support policies, solar photovoltaic (PV) price declines, and the introduction of new business models for solar PV 'ownership' are leading to increasing interest in solar technologies (especially PV); however, solar introduces myriad new variables into the utility resource planning decision. Most, but not all, utility planners have less experience analyzing solar than conventional generation as part of capacity planning, portfolio evaluation, and resource procurement decisions. To begin to build this knowledge, utility staff expressed interest in one effort: utility exchanges regarding data, methods, challenges, and solutions for incorporating solar in the planning process. Through interviews and a questionnaire, this report aims to begin this exchange of information and capture utility-provided information about: 1) how various utilities approach long-range resource planning; 2) methods and tools utilities use to conduct resource planning; and, 3) how solar technologies are considered in the resource planning process.

Least Cost Electric Utility Planning

Least Cost Electric Utility Planning
Author: Harry G. Stoll
Publsiher: Wiley-Interscience
Total Pages: 782
Release: 1989-06-26
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCAL:B4585851
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Least Cost Electric Utility Planning Book Review:

Presents all the key elements and tools necessary to plan and operate efficient electric utility power systems. Seven sections address economics, finance, and regulation; industrial power economics; load demand and management; reliability of the generation system; cost of production in the generation system; capacity planning; and transmission planning. Each section addresses power system theory and principles and applies them to realistic utility examples. Results from solved examples are expanded to illustrate the sensitivity and direction of key parameters.

Public Utilities Reports

Public Utilities Reports
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2008
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: MINN:31951D026039236
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Annual Digest of Public Utilities Reports

Annual Digest of Public Utilities Reports
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2006
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: MINN:31951D02410943N
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Issues in Utility Resource Planning Competition and electricity markets an examination of various market structures for the electric power industry

Issues in Utility Resource Planning  Competition and electricity markets  an examination of various market structures for the electric power industry
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1986
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UIUC:30112028968037
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Tools and for Methods for Integrated Resource Planning

Tools and for Methods for Integrated Resource Planning
Author: Joel N. Swisher,Gilberto S. de Martino Jannuzzi,Robert Y. Redlinger
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 259
Release: 1997
ISBN 10: 9788755023321
ISBN 13: 8755023320
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Issues in Utility Resource Planning With an eye toward the future a discussion of electric utility load forecasting

Issues in Utility Resource Planning  With an eye toward the future  a discussion of electric utility load forecasting
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1986
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UIUC:30112028968029
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Electric Resource Plan 1985 2004

Electric Resource Plan  1985 2004
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 78
Release: 1985
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105021139691
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Illinois Statewide Electric Utility Plan

Illinois Statewide Electric Utility Plan
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1992
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UIUC:30112121880907
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Public Utilities Fortnightly

Public Utilities Fortnightly
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1993
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105009005484
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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PUR Digest 4th Series 1974 1996

PUR Digest  4th Series  1974 1996
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1997
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105060320921
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Vol. 7 contains tables of cases and cross-reference index.

Decisions of the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California

Decisions of the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California
Author: California Public Utilities Commission
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1995
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCBK:C057494588
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Electric Utility Planning and Regulation

Electric Utility Planning and Regulation
Author: Edward Kahn
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 339
Release: 1988
ISBN 10: 9780918249074
ISBN 13: 0918249074
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Demand Forecasting for Electric Utilities

Demand Forecasting for Electric Utilities
Author: Clark W. Gellings,Wallace L. Barron
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 538
Release: 1992
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015024987789
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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1994 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Resource planning methodologies

1994 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings  Resource planning methodologies
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1994
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UVA:X004440210
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

1994 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Resource planning methodologies Book Review: