Chapter 19

Energy Convergence

Integrating Increased Efficiency with Increased Penetration of Renewable Generation

Ren Anderson1, Dave Mooney2 and Steven Hauser3, 1Manager, Residential Systems R&D Group, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2Director, Electricity, Resources, and Building Systems Integration Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 3New West Technologies

1 Introduction

This chapter evaluates opportunities for integrating advanced efficiency measures with the increased penetration of renewable generation by focusing on results from recent research efforts aimed at determining the most cost-effective combinations of efficiency measures and on-site renewable energy generation. These combinations technologies and measures are developed ...

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