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Challenges to making California’s grid 33% renewables

Meier, A. May 2014. Challenges to the integration of renewable resources at high system penetration. California Energy Commission. Energy Research and Development Division FINAL PROJECT REPORT.  California Energy Commission California Institute for Energy and Environment MAY 2014 Alexandra von Meier … Continue reading

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Microgrids not yet possible with today’s technology

Preface. This article says that renewables do increase grid fluctuations, but that power trading fluctuations were even larger, and that with current technology, microgrids are not possible yet. Alice Friedemann   www.energyskeptic.com  author of “When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the … Continue reading

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