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The Cost of Transmission for Wind Energy


Quiz Questions

1.The general geographic location of transmission studies in sample is illustrated in ______________ .
Figure 1
Figure 2
2. The frameworks used to evaluate transmission investments can be classified into two categories-

Congestion focused- Transmission investments are made to economically reduce congestion costs that would be incurred with the addition of new generation & Deliverability focused-Transmission investments are made to increase the transmission capacity between generators and load under particular system conditions.
True
False
3.The summary of new generation capacity and cost in each transmission planning study is shown in ________________.
Table 1
Table 2
4. Congestion management techniques such as re-dispatch are not available for a radial line with only one type of generation at the pick-up point.
True
False
5.WinDS is abbreviated as ________________________.
Wind Deployment System
Wind Destruction System
6.The Impact of Assumption of Shared Responsibility on the Unit Cost of Transmission is shown in ______________________.
Table 3
Table 4
7. There are regional factors that affect the cost of transmission equipment, such as regional property values affecting right-of-way costs.
True
False
8.The Unit Cost of Transmission vs. Generation Capacity is represented in ______________________.
Figure 5
Figure 6
9.The Range of Equipment Cost Assumptions is illustrated in __________________.
Table 3
Table 4
10.Planning re-dispatch allows a transmission customer that is requesting transmission access over a path that does not have available transmission capacity to pay the higher of the embedded transmission cost rate or the incremental cost to re-dispatch other generation.
True
False