• Significant extension of the existing power transmission grid to facilitate transfer the potential power source to the high load areas
Geographical distribution of capacity factors (CFs)
Monthly wind energy potential for the contiguous US in 2006 with monthly electricity consumption for the entire US
Location In late 2013, MISO integrated the MISO South subregion covering portions of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas.
Hourly Load in 2013
Hourly Wind Output in 2013
50GW wind installed capacity 10GW wind installed capacity
Wholesale Power Market: a simple explanation • Rule 1: System operator chooses from the lowest bidding until the power demand is met; • Rule 2: The highest bid that accepted set the marginal price; • Rule 3: The marginal price is applied to every generator that is chosen from the bidding process.
Merit Order for MISO region 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 Capacity (GW) price($/MWh) Merit order with $100/ton carbon tax Merit order original Coal-black Nuclear- blue Natural gas-red Oil-orange
Incentives for development of wind power Feed-in Tarif Production tax credit Investment tax credit Renewable Portfolio Standards
Renewable Portfolio Standards in US
Wind Power in China: Future Goal Carbon abatement • 20% non-fossil sources in total energy 2030 (INDC) Air Quality Improvement • Strengthened control on primary PM, SO 2 , No x in power sector Renewable Energy Law • Feed-in Tarif • Dispatch Priority 2015 2020 2030
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