The study finds a substantial potential Shift resource in California, which may be sufficient to mitigate a large portion of the curtailment observed in recent years. As renewable penetration continues to increase through 2030, however, the challenges facing the grid may outpace the capacity of Shift to respond under today's technological landscape. The report identifies opportunities for accelerated growth in the Shift resource within a transformed market and discusses pathways to achieving such a transformation.
The webinar (link below) also lays out the plan for Phase 4 of the Potential Study, to take place in 2020-21
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