Growing Wind: Final Report of the NYISO Wind Generation Study

The goal of this study was, in addition to updating a 2004 study, to “identify issues that will need to be addressed and initiatives that will be need to be undertaken to integrate several thousand MW of wind generation [into the New York power grid].”  In particular, “the primary focus of this report is on the technical impacts of increasing the penetration of wind resources.”  The study “spanned a period of time from the spring of 2008 to the spring of 2010 and involved an extensive review of not only the New York Control Area (NYCA) bulk power system, but the underlying 115 kV transmission system as well.”  The main finding of the study is “that wind generation can supply reliable clean energy at a very low cost of production to the New York power grid.”  Read the entire study here.

Wind Type: Land Based Wind
Author: New York Independent System Operator
Publication Date: September 1, 2010
Topic: Siting and Technology
Resource Type: Report
File Type: Link
Geographic Focus: New York
Keywords: Technology and Electrical Systems
Prepared For: New York Independent System Operator
Funding Source: New York Independent System Operator

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