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

Publication Type

Journal Article

Date Published

03/2009

LBNL Report Number

LBNL-2547E

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.

Journal

The Electricity Journal

Volume

22

Year of Publication

2009

Issue

2
54

Type of Article

Journal

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