Wind and Solar on the Power Grid: Myths and Misperceptions

Wind and Solar on the Power Grid: Myths and Misperceptions

Wind and solar are inherently more variable and uncertain than the traditional dispatchable thermal and hydro generators that have historically provided a majority of grid-supplied electricity. The unique characteristics of variable renewable energy (VRE) resources have resulted in many misperceptions regarding their contribution to a low-cost and reliable power grid.

Author(s): Greening the Grid

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