Resource Documents by Giberson, Michael
Assessing Wind Power Cost Estimates
Executive Summary This study examines estimates of the cost of wind power capacity produced by the U.S. government and provides additional context in order to better guide policy decisions concerning wind power. The federal government has devoted substantial resources to estimate the costs of wind power capacity and the associated costs of integrating wind power into transmission grids, but the complexity of the power grid and the technical nature of most research studies make it difficult for policymakers and non-specialist . . . Complete article »
Frequent negative power prices in the West region of ERCOT result from wasteful renewable power subsidies
What is with all of the negative power prices in the West region of ERCOT? In the first half of 2008, prices were below zero nearly 20 percent of the time. During March, when negative prices were most frequent, prices were below zero about 33 percent of the time. After mostly taking the summer off, negative power prices were back to near 10 percent in October. This seems a little crazy. During these negative price periods, suppliers are paying ERCOT . . . Complete article »
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