International comparison of wind and solar curtailment ratio

Yoh Yasuda, Lori Bird, Enrico Maria Carlini, Ana Estanqueiro, Damian Flynn, Alain Forcione, Emilio Gómez Lázaro, Paraic Higgins, Hannele Holttinen, Debra Lew, Sergio Martin-Martinez, John McCann, Nickie Menemenlis, Charles J. Smith

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Abstract

As the penetration of VRE (variable renewable energy), mainly wind and photovoltaic energy, has developed widely and rapidly, curtailment of VRE has taken on increased interest. This paper introduces a new evaluation tool, named the "C-P map", that shows the correlation between VRE curtailment ratios and energy penetration ratios of VRE in selected countries/areas. The C-P map can illustrate historical trends for VRE curtailment ratios in a given country/area at a glance, and help any comparison between historical curves. Using the C-P map, this paper classifies the selected countries/areas into several categories, depending upon the level and trends of VRE curtailment. The classification helps to understand how curtailment occurred in the past and how it may change in the future in the selected grids.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of WIW2015 workshop Brussels, 20-22 Oct, 2015
PublisherEnergynautics GmbH
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-3-9816549-6-7
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
Event14th International Workshop on Large-scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants, WIW2015 - Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 20 Oct 201522 Oct 2015
Conference number: 14

Workshop

Workshop14th International Workshop on Large-scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants, WIW2015
Abbreviated titleWIW2015
CountryBelgium
CityBrussels
Period20/10/1522/10/15

Keywords

  • wi wind power
  • photovoltaic
  • VRE
  • variable renewable energy
  • curtailment ratio
  • penetration ratio

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