Intercomparison between Switch 2.0 and GE MAPS models for simulation of high-renewable power systems in Hawaii

  title={Intercomparison between Switch 2.0 and GE MAPS models for simulation of high-renewable power systems in Hawaii},
  author={Matthias Fripp},
  journal={Energy, Sustainability and Society},
  • Matthias Fripp
  • Published 31 August 2018
  • Engineering
  • Energy, Sustainability and Society
BackgroundNew open-source electric-grid planning models have the potential to improve power system planning and bring a wider range of stakeholders into the planning process for next-generation, high-renewable power systems. However, it has not yet been established whether open-source models perform similarly to the more established commercial models for power system analysis. This reduces their credibility and attractiveness to stakeholders, postponing the benefits they could offer. In this… 
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