Power system flexibility for the energy transition: Part 2, IRENA FlexTool methodology

Emanuele Taibi, Thomas Nikolakakis, Laura Gutierrez, Carlos Fernandez, Juha Kiviluoma, Simo Rissanen, Tomi J. Lindroos

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    Abstract

    The report aims to explain the methodology behind the FlexTool. Section 2 presents an overview of the existing approaches for flexibility assessment, and of the value added of the FlexTool. Sections 3 and 4 give a high-level overview of the IRENA FlexTool and its different uses. In Sections 5 to 7 the methodology, input data and result of the tool are presented from a technical perspective. Finally, Section 8 offers key insights obtained from the first four countries where the FlexTool was applied.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationAbu Dhabi
    Number of pages76
    ISBN (Electronic)978-92-9260-090-7
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2018
    MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

    Keywords

    • Energy system
    • Power system
    • Flexibility
    • Wind power
    • Photovoltaic
    • Planning
    • energy model
    • optimization

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    Taibi, E., Nikolakakis, T., Gutierrez, L., Fernandez, C., Kiviluoma, J., Rissanen, S., & Lindroos, T. J. (2018). Power system flexibility for the energy transition: Part 2, IRENA FlexTool methodology.