Fast-Ramping, Low-GHG Power Plants

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As growing amounts of intermittent renewable power from the wind and the sun are introduced onto the grid, it will grow more and more important to find inexpensive low-carbon forms of grid flexibility that can counter-balance potentially large and rapid swings in renewable power generation. A potentially very important source of this grid flexibility could be enabled by the development of new cost-effective, fast-ramping, low-carbon power plant technologies, including fast-ramping turbines, thermal storage technologies, and other new emerging technology solutions.