Operating the Irish power system with increased levels of wind power

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Title: Operating the Irish power system with increased levels of wind power
Authors: Tuohy, Aidan
Denny, Eleanor
Meibom, Peter
Barth, Rudiger
O'Malley, Mark
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3274
Date: Jul-2008
Abstract: This paper summarises some of the main impacts of large amounts of wind power installed in the island of Ireland. Using results from various studies performed on this system, it is shown that wind power will impact on all time frames, from seconds to daily planning of the system operation. Results from studies examining operation of the system with up to approximately 40% of electricity provided by wind show that some of the most important aspects to be considered include the type of wind turbine technology, the provision of reserve to accommodate wind forecasting error and the method used to plan plant schedules.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: IEEE
Copyright (published version): 2008 IEEE
Subject LCSH: Electric power systems--Ireland
Wind power--Ireland
DOI: 10.1109/PES.2008.4596389
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: 2008 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century [proceedings]
Conference Details: Paper presented at the 2008 PES General Meeting, July 20-24, 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Appears in Collections:ERC Research Collection
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