Electricity Markets & Policy (EMP) is part of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. We inform public and private decision making within the U.S. electricity sector through independent, interdisciplinary analysis of critical electricity policy and market issues.
By Andrew Mills and Joachim Seel, Berkeley Lab As solar generation increases, it is expected to progressively impact the bulk power system—changing prices for energy and other grid services. Solar generation is driven by sunshine and thus often highly correlated over the course of a day within a region. Without the deployment of storage or an increase in price-responsive load, growth in solar capacity is … [Read more...]