Electric Vehicles for Improved Operation of Power Systems with High Wind Power Penetration

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In a power system with a high share of wind energy the wind fluctuation causes a variation in the power generation, which must be compensated from other sources. The situation in Denmark with a penetration of more than 20% wind in yearly average is presented. The introduction of electric drive vehicles (EDV) as flexible loads can improve the system operation. Bidirectional power exchange through batteries (vehicle to grid) can be seen as a storage system in the grid. An analysis of possible economical incentives for the vehicle owners will be shown. By control of EDV charging through a price signal from the day ahead market the economical incentives for an EDV-owner will be small. If the EDV's can participate in the regulation of the grid through ancillary services the incentives will be increased to an attractive level.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Energy 2030 Conference, 2008. ENERGY 2008.
Publication date2008
ISBN (print)978-1-4244-2850-2
StatePublished - 2008
EventIEEE Energy 2030 Conference, 2008. ENERGY 2008. - Atlanta, GA


ConferenceIEEE Energy 2030 Conference, 2008. ENERGY 2008.
CityAtlanta, GA
Period01/01/2008 → …

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