Market Protocols in ERCOT and Their Effect on Wind Generation

  title={Market Protocols in ERCOT and Their Effect on Wind Generation},
  author={Ramteen Sioshansi},
Integrating wind generation into power systems and wholesale electricity markets presents unique challenges due to the characteristics of wind power, including its limited dispatchability, variability in generation, difficulty in forecasting resource availability, and the geographic location of wind resources. Texas has had to deal with many of these issues beginning in 2002 when it restructured its electricity industry and introduced aggressive renewable portfolio standards that helped spur… CONTINUE READING
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