Natural Gas Peak Generation

There is no question that natural gas turbine power generation works well for firming and load following at peak demand times. But natural gas is not a sustainable fuel source. In this presentation Jamie Silk, a transition engineer consultant in New Zealand, presents the wicked problem of natural gas power generation and the InTIME method applied to New Zealand.


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Fuel Shifting Shift Project

The winter air pollution greatly exceeds health standards due to wood burning in about 10%-30% of households. The peak loads are predominantly residential.  More than 40% of housing stock has no insulation. Aside from wood, household end-uses are almost exclusively electric.