An approach for wind power integration using demand side resources

Ashkan Yousefi, Herbert Iu, Tyrone Fernando, H.M. Trinh

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    Renewable energy resources, especially wind power, are expected to provide a considerable portion of the world energy requirements in the near future. Large-scale wind power penetration impacts the electricity industry in many aspects and raises a number of technical challenges for the electricity network. A day-ahead network-constrained market clearing formulation is proposed which considers demand side resources. The proposed approach can provide flexible load profile and reduce the need for ramp up/down services by the conventional generators. This method can potentially facilitate a large penetration of wind power by shifting the wind power generation from the off-peak periods to the high-peak hours. The validity of the proposed approach has been verified using the IEEE 30 bus and 57 bus test systems. © 2013 IEEE.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)917-924
    JournalIEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


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