A flexible power system operations simulation model for assessing wind integration

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Title: A flexible power system operations simulation model for assessing wind integration
Authors: Ela, Erik
Milligan, Michael R.
O'Malley, Mark
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3575
Date: 24-Jul-2011
Abstract: With the advent of wind power generation on worldwide power systems, many operators and researchers are analyzing the impacts that higher future amounts may have on system operations. Many of the tools are analyzing longer term impacts on the steady-state operations of power systems and are primarily using cost as a metric. They are also using tools that are often inflexible to accommodating different market designs or operational structures. In this paper a model was developed to mimic operator behavior using a combination of security-constrained unit commitment, security-constrained economic dispatch, and automatic generation control programs. New metrics are used to compare reliability in terms of energy imbalance for different systems or different market and operational structures at very high time resolution. Finally an example application of the tool and results for a test system are shown.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: IEEE
Copyright (published version): 2011 IEEE
Keywords: Automatic generation controlEconomic dispatchPower system operationsUnit commitmentWind integration
Subject LCSH: Electric power systems--Control
Electric power systems--Load dispatching
Wind power
DOI: 10.1109/PES.2011.6039033
Other versions: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PES.2011.6039033
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting : the electrification of transportation and the grid of the future [proceedings]
Conference Details: Paper presented at the IEEE 2011, Power and Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA, 24-29 July 2011
ISBN: 978-1-4577-1000-1
Appears in Collections:ERC Research Collection
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research Collection

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