Renewable Resources, Especially Variable Generation, Require A “Dancing Partner,” a resource that can complement increasing penetration of wind and solar, and provide operational flexibility to maintain reliability during the sharp down-ramps that can be experienced wiz.

Note: GITA is developing a series of white papers to define and discuss the interdependencies of infrastructure. This column is based on Spatial Infrastructures, the second white paper to be published in the Geospatial Dimensions of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Emergency Response (CIP-ER) white paper series. This paper and other information regarding the Geospatial Dimensions of Critical Infrastructure and Emergency Response are available for download at http://www.gita.org/ciper.