Optimal Wind Portfolios in Illinois
Current renewable portfolio standards in Illinois call for 25% of the state’s energy to be met through renewable means by 2025, with 75% of this requirement to come from wind. The problematic intermittency of wind might be overcome by a geographically disperse portfolio of wind farms. Using wind speeds and projected power measurements for 79 potential Illinois wind farms from 2004-2006, we use mean variance portfolio theory to calculate the optimal distribution of new wind installations.
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