Case Study

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Energy book series (BRIEFSENERGY)


After a sequential presentation of current Canadian power generation and transmission system, a quantitative investigation of future power generation planning of National Energy Board of Canada has been discussed in this chapter. The design of this future power structure has been named as NEBM-2025 or National Energy Board Model till 2025. The numerical results of first assessment reveal that government of Canada has not addressed a distinguished energy policy regarding RES to enhance the power system according to the environmental and economic challenges of 21st century. The policy makers have still the intention to increase the quantity of fossil fueled power plants in a coming decade. To avoid this upcoming scenario, a detailed analysis of technical and economic feasibility of RES has been described so that the effectiveness of deployment of an alternative RES integrated structure can be proved in form of a techno-economic model.


Renewable Energy Source Wind Power Solar Power Instal Capacity Wind Power Installation 
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  1. 1.Brandenburg University of TechnologyCottbusGermany

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