Evaluating which forms of flexibility most effectively reduce base load cycling at large wind penetrations

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dc.contributor.author Troy, Niamh
dc.contributor.author Denny, Eleanor
dc.contributor.author O'Malley, Mark
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-02T12:47:42Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-02T12:47:42Z
dc.date.issued 2009-10
dc.identifier.isbn 978-3-9813870-1-8
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3278
dc.description Paper presented at the 8th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems, 14-15 October 2009, Bremen, Germany en
dc.description.abstract Increasing penetration of wind power on power systems worldwide is resulting in the unconventional operation of base-load generating units. These units which were originally designed for operation at full output are more frequently required to balance the variability of the wind. This results in increased start-stop cycling and hours at low load which causes severe deterioration to the plants components. Interconnection, storage and demand side management increase the flexibility of a power system and can balance variations in the wind power output, thus reducing the onus on thermal plants. This study will attempt to quantify which of these forms of flexibility is most effective at reducing base-load cycling on a thermal test system with a large amount of wind. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Energynautics en
dc.relation.ispartof Eighth International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms, Bremen, Germany, 14-15 October 2009 [proceedings] en
dc.subject Wind power en
dc.subject Base-load generators en
dc.subject Plant cycling en
dc.subject Pumped storage en
dc.subject Interconnection en
dc.subject Compressed air energy storage en
dc.subject Demand side management en
dc.subject Power system modelling en
dc.subject.lcsh Wind power en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric power production en
dc.subject.lcsh Pumped storage power plants en
dc.subject.lcsh Interconnected electric utility systems en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric power systems--Mathematical models en
dc.title Evaluating which forms of flexibility most effectively reduce base load cycling at large wind penetrations en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Troy|Niamh|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Denny|Eleanor|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor O'Malley|Mark|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Charles Parsons Energy Research Awards en
dc.description.admin Charles Parson. ISBN of proceedings: http://www.windintegrationworkshop.org/old_proceedings.html en

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