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United States Power System Model

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United States Power System Model

134 zones representing the power system for the 48 contiguous United States.

310 transmission connections between power system zones.

9 additional connections representing international electricity trade with Canada.

4,082 Generators separated into 12 production types, including nuclear, coal, natural gas, geothermal, hydropower, wind, and solar.

Hourly profiles for electricity demand, wind generation, and solar generation.

Data Sources: EIA & NREL

US Power System Screen


Production cost modeling of the United States power system

Renewable integration studies

Storage technology evaluation

Evaluation of ancillary service impacts

Evaluation of investment impacts on costs, prices, reliability, and emissions

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