CSP Power purchaser panel [CSTP 2009]

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Bud Beebe, Regulatory Affairs Coordinator, SACRAMENTO MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT

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CSP Power purchaser panel [CSTP 2009]

  1. 1. SMUD THE SACRAMENTO MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICTPlanning for Renewable Energy Concentrating Solar Thermal Bud Beebe bbeebe@smud.org June 4, 2009 San Francisco, CA
  2. 2. SMUD – Quick Factso Sacramento California Electric Utilityo Publicly Owned – in California’s Capitalo Serving 1.5 Million Peopleo $1.4 Billion /yr Revenueo 12,000 GWh/yr Electricity Sales
  3. 3. What I’m gonna tell ya’o How much R.E. does SMUD need?o How does SMUD buy Solar Power?o Why would SMUD buy CST?
  4. 4. SMUD Renewable Energy Goals 20% by 2010 2,500 GWh (~ 1000 MW of CST Equivalent !) 33% by 2020 4300 GWh (~ an additional 735 MW CST Equivalent !)
  5. 5. How‘re ya Doin’ ?
  6. 6. How do you Do that ?
  7. 7. SMUD PPA Acquisition• Request for RE Offers• Accept & Evaluate “Emerging Renewables”• Screen offers for Tech, Financial, Commercial• Negotiate
  8. 8. Is that easy ?
  9. 9. SMUD PPA Acquisition• Solar RFP’s and Bid evaluationsneed some care.• Utility Procurement Study showedthat bidding CST to a utility RFP istricky, and utility understanding ofCST bids may be misunderstood
  10. 10. Why bother with “Emerging Tech”? CheaperCleaner Fills a Need
  11. 11. Fills an energy need … like…?
  12. 12. Why We Need CST w/ StorageGovernor’s Executive Order S-3-05; June 2005 SMUD Board Strategic Directiveo By 2010, Reduce Ghg emissions below year 2000 levelso By 2020, Reduce Ghg emissions below year 1990 levelso By 2050, Reduce Ghg emissions 80% below year 1990 levels
  13. 13. Why We Need CST w/ Storage because,Human animals are active in the Daytime and Evenings
  14. 14. Why We Need CST w/ Storage because,120%100% Noon 80% 8 PM 60% 40% 20% Nighttime Daytime 0% 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
  15. 15. CST w/ Storage Is forMid-Mid-Century People

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