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Closing the gap in understanding between stakeholders and electrical energy specialists

Global climate change initiatives have driven a substantial increase in renewable electricity generation, often in a distributed form. There are now significant numbers of customers who own generation in the form of roof top solar panels, small-scale wind, and more recently battery storage. In addition, many more customers are engaged in energy efficiency and Demand-Side Management programs to save money or reduce CO2 emissions. Their requirements for electricity supply are therefore changing.

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Power system development and economics

This Technical Brochure has been created by a Working Group from the CIGRE Power system development and economics Study Committee which is one of CIGRE's 16 domains of work.
The SC’s work includes issues, methods and tools related for the development and economics of power systems, including the drivers to: invest in expanding power networks and sustaining existing assets, increase power transfer capability, integrate distributed and renewable resources, manage increased horizontal and vertical interconnection, and maintain acceptable reliability in a cost-efficient manner. The SC aims to support planners to anticipate and manage change guidelines and recommendations.

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