Site Selection Criteria for Battery Energy Storage in Power Systems

Zeenat Hameed, Seyedmostafa Hashemi Toghroljerdi, Chresten Træholt

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    Abstract

    Battery energy storage systems (BESSs) have gained potential recognition for the grid services they can offer to power systems. Choosing an appropriate BESS location plays a key role in maximizing benefits from those services. This paper aims at analyzing the significance of site selection for placement of BESS in a power grid by providing a techno-economic evaluation with respect to specific grid services it can deliver, and benefits that can be extracted from those services in the form of revenue streams. The focus of the previous studies extended in this direction has been limited to the optimization techniques and software tools being used for BESS siting. However, questions around the benefits that stakeholders can derive from BESSs located at different levels of power network still remain unanswered. This paper handles those questions by drawing a link between technical considerations essential for BESS placement and their economic
    evaluations.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of 33rd Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Number of pages7
    PublisherIEEE
    Publication date2020
    ISBN (Print)9781728154428
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2020
    Event33rd Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering - Virtual event, London, Canada
    Duration: 26 Apr 202029 Apr 2020
    https://ccece2020.ieee.ca/

    Conference

    Conference33rd Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    LocationVirtual event
    Country/TerritoryCanada
    CityLondon
    Period26/04/202029/04/2020
    Internet address

    Keywords

    • Battery energy storage systems
    • Battery placement
    • Grid services
    • Revenue streams
    • Use cases
    • Renewable energy sources integration
    • Site selection

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