PLEXOS Guides 175GW of Renewable Investment in India
NREL’s ‘Greening the Grid’ project concludes in India with a spectacular report.
– Advanced weather & power system modelling identified impacts & actions.
– System balancing 100GW solar & 60GW wind is achievable at 15 min timescales.
– Coal fleet is flexible to manage variability & has a role to play.
– 160 GW of RE serves 22% of demand saving on fuel costs & emissions.
– New gas plant not needed for balancing while coal operates at half.