Accounting for spatiality of renewables and storage in transmission planning

  title={Accounting for spatiality of renewables and storage in transmission planning},
  author={Leonard G{\"o}ke and Mario Kendziorski and Claudia Kemfert and Christian R. von Hirschhausen},
  journal={Energy Economics},
The current governance process to plan theGerman energy system omits two options to substitute grid expansion: First, placing renewables closer to demand instead of where site conditions are best. Second, utilizing storage instead of additional transmission infrastructure to prevent grid congestion. In the paper, we apply a comprehensive capacity expansion model based on the AnyMOD modelling framework to compare the status quo to alternative planning approaches for a fully renewable energy… 

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