Canadian Renewable Electricity Storage and Transmission Model
Dolter, Brett and Nicholas Rivers (2018) “The Cost of Decarbonizing the Canadian Electricity System.” Energy Policy. 113, pp. 135-148. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2017.10.040.
optimization of type, size and location of electrical generating technologies to satisfy load and reliability criteria, optimizing transmission network expansion, minimizing total system costs, load forecasting
utilities, system planners
extant generation and transmission, capital and operating costs, electrical energy demand, electricity generation costs, wind and solar data with spatial detail
Investment and operational costs, system costs and related metrics of differing scenarios for substantially decarbonizing the Canadian electricity system at minimum cost, GHG emissions.
Optimal (lowest-cost) capacity expansion generation portfolios.