Current methods to calculate capacity credit of wind power, IEA collaboration

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dc.contributor.author Ensslin, Cornel
dc.contributor.author Milligan, Michael R.
dc.contributor.author Holttinen, Hannele
dc.contributor.author O'Malley, Mark
dc.contributor.author Keane, Andrew
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-11T15:10:05Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-11T15:10:05Z
dc.date.copyright 2008 IEEE en
dc.date.issued 2008-07
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4244-1905-0
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3213
dc.description Paper presented at IEEE Power and Energy Society 2008 General Meeting, July 20-24, 2008, Pittsburgh, PA, USA en
dc.description.abstract Power systems must have enough generation to meet demand at each moment of the day. In addition, they must also have enough reserve to deal with unexpected contingencies. The increase in the penetration of wind generation in recent years has led to a number of challenges in the calculations required to facilitate wind generation while maintaining the existing level of security of supply. A key calculation in this process is the capacity credit or value of wind generation. Capacity credit/value of wind generation can be broadly defined as the amount of firm conventional generation capacity that can be replaced with wind generation capacity, while maintaining the existing levels of security of supply. This topic has been the subject of much study and debate in recent times. The aim of this paper is to give an overview of the state of the art in this area, in particular with regard to the work of IEA WIND Task 25 and the work detailed in its state of the art report on the design and operation of power systems with large amounts of wind power. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.sponsorship Other funder en
dc.description.uri Conference details en
dc.description.uri http://ewh.ieee.org/cmte/PESGM08/ en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE en
dc.relation.ispartof 2008 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century [proceedings] en
dc.rights Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en
dc.subject Wind power en
dc.subject Capacity credit en
dc.subject Power system operation en
dc.subject.lcsh Wind power en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric power systems--Reliability en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric capacity en
dc.title Current methods to calculate capacity credit of wind power, IEA collaboration en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PES.2008.4596006 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/PES.2008.4596006
dc.neeo.contributor Ensslin|Cornel|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Milligan|Michael R.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Holttinen|Hannele|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor O'Malley|Mark|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Keane|Andrew|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Charles Parsons Energy Research Awards en


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