Steps for a complete wind integration study

Hannele Holttinen, Mark O'Malley, Joseph Dillon, Damian Flynn, Andrew Keane, Hans Abildgaard, Lennart Söder

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There have been many wind integration studies in recent years, and these efforts are expected to continue. Because power systems and data availability vary significantly, the results and methodologies used in these studies vary. This paper presents findings from international collaboration under IEAWIND Task 25 working towards Recommended Practices for Wind Integration studies. An overview of a complete wind integration study is presented as a flow chart. The setup of a study and main assumptions are important because they have a crucial impact on the results. The main steps in the simulations are presented with methodologies, which include the increase in reserve requirements, estimating impacts on other generation and balancing, capacity value of wind power and increase in transmission due to wind power.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication46th Hawaii International Conferenc on System Sciences
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-7695-4892-0
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-5933-7
Publication statusPublished - 2013
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event46th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2013 - Wailea, Maui, United States
Duration: 7 Jan 201310 Jan 2013

Publication series

SeriesProceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences


Conference46th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2013
Abbreviated titleHICSS 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWailea, Maui


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