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.
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.