Scale Up of Renewable Energy

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USAID/Tetra Tech
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Conducting an assessment of barriers to grid integration of variable renewable energy (VRE) with focus of forecasting.  Areas of involvement:  Integrating forecasting into unit commitment decisions, Policy differentiation between solar and wind forecasting requirements, Market operation support (dispatch interval), Percent deviation or tolerance band, Impact of percent deviation on absolute deviation (at state or grid level), and Point of prediction (not plant but sub-station level or grid node).  Countries of interest: Colombia, Mexico, India, Philippines and Vietnam.