Optimal wind power location on transmission systems - a probabilistic load flow approach

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dc.contributor.author Burke, Daniel J.
dc.contributor.author O'Malley, Mark
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-30T14:11:18Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-30T14:11:18Z
dc.date.copyright 2009 IEEE en
dc.date.issued 2009-05-25
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-934325-21-6
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3197
dc.description Paper presented at the Tenth International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2008), Puerto Rico, 25-29 May 2008 en
dc.description.abstract Renewable electrical energy grid connection is hampered by transmission capacity limitations and public opposition to new transmission development. This paper presents a methodology to find the optimal positions on an existing transmission system network to connect ‘firm’ wind capacity to reach desired renewable energy penetration targets in a secure, least-cost manner. The methodology accounts for geographical statistical dependencies of individual bus load and wind farm power outputs, as well as the temporal dependencies of the conventional plant unit-commitment process on total system load and wind patterns. This is accomplished using a probabilistic load flow technique based on DC load-flow and recorded load and wind time series. A discretised model of the resultant multi-dimensional probability density function is used to define line flow constraints in a linear programming optimization model. The algorithm objectively allocates wind capacity with respect to the wind resource and transmission capacity in each area. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.sponsorship Other funder en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE en
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2008) en
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dc.subject Linear programming en
dc.subject Power system planning en
dc.subject Power transmission en
dc.subject Probabilistic load flow en
dc.subject Time series en
dc.subject Wind energy en
dc.subject.lcsh Linear programming en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric power systems--Planning en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric power transmission en
dc.subject.lcsh Wind power en
dc.title Optimal wind power location on transmission systems - a probabilistic load flow approach en
dc.type Conference Publication en
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dc.internal.webversions http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=4912621 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Burke|Daniel J.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor O'Malley|Mark|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Charles Parsons Energy Research Awards en

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