Cost Reduction Potential of Wind and Solar Electric Power Systems

Wind and Solar Electric Power Systems

Wind and Solar Electric Power Systems ( Solar Thermal Magazine ) June 17th,2014

According to the experts at NOAA’s Earth system research laboratory in Boulder Colorado, the geographic location dictates the co2 mitigation cost opportunities. ¬†Looking at Post Industrial carbon dioxide levels, wind capacity factor maps and solar pv capacity factor maps, researchers conducted a 5 year study to determine the geographic domain size effects of wind and solar energy generation.

The team built a national energy system designer that cost minimizes using hourly wind, solar and load data concurrently.

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