Challenges and solutions for energy systems with high shares of wind energy

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Abstract

The focus of this chapter is mostly on short-term integration issues and the corresponding need for ancillary services. Here we should remember that policy and regulation influence the need for balancing. Shorter gate-closure times in the power market, for instance, allow better forecasting and create the opportunity to re-dispatch generators before the need for balancing arises. Allowing new actors into the market, especially from the demand side, also helps providing the required services at the lowest possible cost.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDTU International Energy Report 2014 : Wind energy — drivers and barriers for higher shares of wind in the global power generation mix
EditorsHans Hvidtfeldt Larsen, Leif Sønderberg Petersen
PublisherTechnical University of Denmark
Publication date2014
Pages63-71
ISBN (Print)978-87-550-3969-8
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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