Improving Electricity Resource-Planning Processes by Considering the Strategic Benefits of Transmission

TitleImproving Electricity Resource-Planning Processes by Considering the Strategic Benefits of Transmission
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsVikram S Budhraja, Fred Mobasheri, John Ballance, Jim Dyer, Alison Silverstein, Joseph H Eto
JournalThe Electricity Journal
Volume22
54
Issue2
Date Published03/2009
Type of ArticleJournal
Keywordspower system reliability metrics, RTGRM, transmission planning
Abstract

Current methods of evaluating the economic impacts of new electricity transmission projects fail to capture the many strategic benefits of these projects, such as those resulting from their long life, dynamic changes to the system, access to diverse fuels, and advancement of public policy goals to integrate renewable-energy resources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

DOI10.1016/j.tej.2009.01.004
LBNL Report Number

LBNL-2547E