The Future of Electricity Resource Planning

Publication Type

Report

Date Published

09/2016

Series Editor

LBNL Report Number

LBNL-1006269

Abstract

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory hosted a webinar on September 29, 2016 entitled "The Future of Electricity Resource Planning." To view a recording of the webinar, click here.

This report examines the future of electricity resource planning in the context of a changing electricity industry. The report examines emerging issues and evolving practices in five key areas that will shape the future of resource planning: (1) central-scale generation, (2) distributed generation, (3) demand-side resources, (4) transmission and (5) uncertainty and risk management. The analysis draws on a review of recent resource plans for 10 utilities that reflect some of the U.S. electricity industry’s extensive diversity.

Series Title

Future Electric Utility Regulation Report Series

Volume

FEUR Report No. 6

Year of Publication

2016

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FEUR Report No. 6 authored by: Fredrich Kahrl (E3), Andrew Mills (LBNL), Luke Lavin, Nancy Ryan and Arne Olsen (E3). Click the publication title above to see all documents related to this publication and for a link to the related webinar. 

Notes

The National Electricity Delivery Division of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability provides funding for the Future Electric Utility Regulation series. Lisa Schwartz, in Berkeley Lab's Electricity Markets and Policy Group, is the project manager and technical editor. 

To see more information on this report series, click here.
 

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