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OSPE Policy Seminar Series: October 2014

Limits to Renewable Energy Penetration

Date: October 1, 2014 at 6:30PM
FREE and Refreshments provided.

Town of Ajax Library, Main Branch,
55 Harwood Avenue South (Next to Town Hall)
Resource: Presentation Slide. (Click to download).
Paul Acchione, P.Eng., President & Chair of OSPE.

The Seminar will discuss the technical limits to how much wind and solar can be installed. The presentation is 1 hour followed by a question and answer period and will provide information from OSPE’s energy advocacy studies, including:

        Benefits and challenges of wind and solar generation

        Present electrical grid constraints that impact wind and solar generation

        Cost impact of dispatching generation (load following)

        Wind and solar production profiles compared with actual electrical demand

        Why dispatching down (constraining output) of wind and solar generation has

        become necessary

        Limits to how much wind and solar can be installed on the grid

If you are having trouble registering online using the form below, please contact our Vice Chair at Raihan Khondker, P.Eng.  to register.


OSPE Speaker Series October 2014