Explore these webinars from the 21st Century Power Partnership.
18 December 2017
This webinar co-hosted by the 21st Century Power Partnership and the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, took place during a study tour from China State Grid Energy Research Institute staff to North American power system operators and research institutes, and provides a comparative overview of power transformation activities in China, India, and the United States. View the recorded webinar and the individual slide presentations below.
- Full webinar recording (Note: first 7 or 8 minutes are "audio only," followed by a full audio-visual.) View text version.
- Introduction to the 21st Century Power Partnership, Jeffrey Logan, NREL
- China's Approaches to Renewable Energy Integration and Power Market Reform Efforts, Dr. CHAI Gaofeng, SGERI
- Trends in U.S. Electricity Markets and Renewable Integration, Dr. Erik Ela
- RE Grid Integration Study with India, David Palchak, NREL
11 October 2016
Following a brief introduction to the basics of power system operations and power system flexibility, the webinar presents various methods and examples of pathways for moving towards larger balancing areas and faster dispatch under different institutional contexts.
30 June 2016
The webinar will review three main areas of consideration for decision makers embarking on a clean restructuring process: planning and procurement, market operation rules, and network expansion and grid code. The webinar, based on the Power Partnership report features case studies of clean restructuring for Mexico, Denmark, and Germany, and the webinar will focus on current clean restructuring efforts in Mexico by the co-authors of the case study, Hector Beltran and Jose Maria Valenzuela.
21 April 2016
This webinar introduces the considerations associated with advancing the use of wind and solar forecasts to more efficiently integrate variable renewable energy into the grid. Discussion topics included how wind and solar forecasting enhance power system operations; how wind and solar forecasts are produced; approaches to structuring forecasting programs and the collection of necessary data; and policy and other actions to support forecasting.
1 December 2015
This webinar introduces the renewable energy zone (REZ) approach, including the value of REZ to a power system, crucial components of the REZ process, technical approach to defining REZs using geospatial analysis, and case studies to highlight examples and key lessons for implementing REZ in other parts of the world.
6 October 2015
This webinar was presented as part launch of GreeningTheGrid.org, which is designed to support countries in integrating renewable energy into the power system. It addresses fundamental questions, about conducting grid integration studies, best practices for engaging key stakeholders in them and the kinds of analysis and data that are involved in them. It includes several case studies to highlight lessons learned.
29 July 2015
This webinar reviews the challenges to integrating significant quantities of variable renewable energy to the grid as well as the emerging solutions that policymakers, regulators and grid operators have taken to integrate wind and solar and meet renewable energy targets. Webinar participants learn about the myths, misperceptions, costs and options for scaling up grid-connected renewable energy, as well as the Greening the Grid website and technical assistance opportunities.
In this webinar, panelists discuss energy modelling using OSeMOSYS, a fully fledged systems optimization model for long-term energy planning that is a simple, powerful, and transparent tool for informing the development of local, national and multi-regional energy strategies.