Initial Results of Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Dynamic Process Model

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Abstract

The amount of wind and solar generation has seen exponential growth during the recent decades, and the trend is to continue with an increased pace. Due to the intermittency of the resources, a threat is posed on grid stability and a need created for regulation. One solution to control the imbalance between supply and demand is to store the electricity temporarily, which in this paper was addressed by implementing a dynamic model of adiabatic compressed air energy storage (CAES) with Apros dynamic simulation software. Based on the literature review, the existing models due to their simplifications do not allow transient situations e.g. start-ups to be studied, and despite of its importance, part-load operation has not been studied with sufficient precision. The implemented model was validated against analytical calculations (nominal load) and literature information (part-load), showing considerable correlation. By incorporating the system with wind generation and electricity demand, the grid operation of CAES was studied. In order to enable this, the start-up and shutdown sequences based on manufacturer information were approximated in dynamic environment, to the authors’ best knowledge, for the first time. The initial results indicate that the modularly designed model offers an accurate framework for numerous studies in the future.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 9th EUROSIM & the 57th SIMS
PublisherLinkoping University Electronic Press
Pages878-884
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)978-91-7685-399-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
Event9th Eurosim Congress on Modelling and Simulation: 57th SIMS conference on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 2016) - Oulu, Finland
Duration: 12 Sep 201616 Sep 2016

Publication series

NameLinköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
Number142
ISSN (Print)1650-3686
ISSN (Electronic)1650-3740

Conference

Conference9th Eurosim Congress on Modelling and Simulation
Abbreviated titleEUROSIM 2016
CountryFinland
CityOulu
Period12/09/1616/09/16
OtherThe EUROSIM 2016 Congress provides a forum where modelling and simulation professionals from industry, society and science exchange knowledge, experiences and strengthen multidisciplinary network.

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Electricity
Dynamic models
Computer simulation
Compressed air energy storage

Keywords

  • energy storage
  • compressed air energy storage
  • dynamic simulation
  • numerical simulation

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Thomasson, T., & Tähtinen, M. (2018). Initial Results of Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Dynamic Process Model. In Proceedings of the 9th EUROSIM & the 57th SIMS (pp. 878-884). [129] Linkoping University Electronic Press. Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings, No. 142 https://doi.org/10.3384/ecp17142878
Thomasson, Tomi ; Tähtinen, Matti. / Initial Results of Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Dynamic Process Model. Proceedings of the 9th EUROSIM & the 57th SIMS. Linkoping University Electronic Press, 2018. pp. 878-884 (Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings; No. 142).
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Thomasson, T & Tähtinen, M 2018, Initial Results of Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Dynamic Process Model. in Proceedings of the 9th EUROSIM & the 57th SIMS., 129, Linkoping University Electronic Press, Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings, no. 142, pp. 878-884, 9th Eurosim Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Oulu, Finland, 12/09/16. https://doi.org/10.3384/ecp17142878

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Proceedings of the 9th EUROSIM & the 57th SIMS. Linkoping University Electronic Press, 2018. p. 878-884 129 (Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings; No. 142).

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Thomasson T, Tähtinen M. Initial Results of Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Dynamic Process Model. In Proceedings of the 9th EUROSIM & the 57th SIMS. Linkoping University Electronic Press. 2018. p. 878-884. 129. (Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings; No. 142). https://doi.org/10.3384/ecp17142878