Impacts of large amounts of wind power on design and operation of power systems, results of IEA collaboration

Hannele Holttinen, Peter Meibom, Antje Orths, Mark O'Malley, Bart C. Ummels, John Olav Tande, Ana Estanqueiro, Emilio Gomez, J. Charles Smith, Erik Ela

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Abstract

There are a multitude of studies made and ongoing related to cost of wind integration. However, the results are not easy to compare. An international forum for exchange of knowledge of power system impacts of wind power has been formed under the IEA Implementing Agreement on Wind Energy. IEA WIND R&D Task 25 on "Design and Operation of Power Systems with Large Amounts of Wind Power" has produced a state-of-the-art report in October 2007, where the most relevant wind power grid integration studies are analysed especially regarding methodologies and input data. This paper summarises the results from 18 case studies with discussion on the differences in the methodology as well as issues that have been identified to impact the cost of wind integration.
Original languageEnglish
Pages19-26
Publication statusPublished - 2008
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
Event7th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms - Madrid, Spain
Duration: 26 May 200827 May 2008

Conference

Conference7th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms
CountrySpain
CityMadrid
Period26/05/0827/05/08

Keywords

  • grid integration
  • wind power
  • power system operation
  • reserve requirements

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    Holttinen, H., Meibom, P., Orths, A., O'Malley, M., Ummels, B. C., Tande, J. O., Estanqueiro, A., Gomez, E., Smith, J. C., & Ela, E. (2008). Impacts of large amounts of wind power on design and operation of power systems, results of IEA collaboration. 19-26. Paper presented at 7th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms, Madrid, Spain.