Too Much of a Good Thing? An Illustrated Guide to Solar Curtailment on California’s Grid


Greentech Media provides and in-depth review of California ISO’s curtailment of renewable resources. As mentioned in this previous post, spring shoulder months lead to an abundance of solar production with less demand due to the temperate weather conditions. The ‘over-supply’ of renewable energy can lead to reliability issues so the ISO must curtail these intermittent resources. In some cases, the over-supply can actually lead to negative pricing in ISO markets.

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