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Accession Number DE2012-1046265
Title Navajo Generating Station and Clean-Energy Alternatives: Options for Renewables.
Publication Date Jun 2012
Media Count 40p
Personal Author C. S. Turchi D. J. Hurlbut K. Burman S. Haase
Abstract In January 2012, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory delivered to the Department of the Interior the first part of a study on Navajo Generating Station (Navajo GS) and the likely impacts of BART compliance options. That document establishes a comprehensive baseline for the analysis of clean energy alternatives, and their ability to achieve benefits similar to those that Navajo GS currently provides. This analysis is a supplement to NREL's January 2012 study. It provides a high level examination of several clean energy alternatives, based on the previous analysis. Each has particular characteristics affecting its relevance as an alternative to Navajo GS. It is assumed that the development of any alternative resource (or portfolio of resources) to replace all or a portion of Navajo GS would occur at the end of a staged transition plan designed to reduce economic disruption. We assume that replacing the federal government's 24.3% share of Navajo GS would be a cooperative responsibility of both the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) and the Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD).
Keywords Alternatives
Bureau of Reclamation
Clean energy
Economic analysis
Energy consumption
National Renewable Energy Laborator
Navajo Generating Station
Renewable energy sources
Water conservation

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 97B - Energy Use, Supply, & Demand
97G - Policies, Regulations & Studies
Corporate Author National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number DE-AC36-08GO28308

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