Ramping Up Renewables
Ramping Up Renewables provides an overview of the tools that grid operators use to maintain a reliable electricity supply and helps answer the question of what happens when the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine. It makes the case that today's electricity system can accommodate much more wind and solar power and that by utilizing existing technologies, investing in improvements to our electricity system, and making smart policy decisions renewable energy can reliably provide 80% of U.S. electricity by 2050. A Ramping Up Renewables infographic is also available.
This information was last updated on 5/6/2013