Renewable and Reliable
In an article published last month on Platts.com, the reliability of variable renewable resources is covered in some detail indicating that renewables are no reliable than other generation. John Moura, director of reliability assessment and system analysis at the North American Electric Reliability Corp. is quoted in the story and ensures that proper planning and integration is the key but that variable renewable resources can be relied upon. The story goes on to cover how the renewable movement could spur growth in transmission construction and how energy storage changes the demand and supply game. Read more online.