Don Leick

Apr 072014
 
Solar power generation aligns well with peak load times for utilities on both a daily and seasonal basis. Plunging PV module costs have also made solar more attractive. However, as more solar power comes onto the grid, either from residential, commercial or utility-scale installations, it becomes necessary for utilities to accurately predict how much solar power will be available. Operators must plan power generation to attempt to use the available solar power but avoid imbalances.  Solar...