May 12, 2024
Report

An Assessment of Resource Drought Events as Indicators for Long-Duration Energy Storage Needs

Abstract

This report includes quantitative assessment of energy deficits from prolonged low or no generation from variable energy resources - energy droughts (dunkelflaute). The assessment is done for various regions in North America, Europe, and Australia with contributing authors from those regions.

Published: May 12, 2024

Citation

Somani A., E.L. Barrett, Z. Zhou, A.M. Campbell, A. Botterud, D. Bhatnagar, and C. O'Reilley, et al. 2023. An Assessment of Resource Drought Events as Indicators for Long-Duration Energy Storage Needs Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.