Overview of wind power intermittency impacts on power systems

M. H. Albadi, E. F. El-Saadany

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Abstract

Although integrating a large amount of wind power is technically possible, higher integration costs might be incurred when the penetration level of this intermittent power increases. This paper reviews wind power variability and its different impacts on power systems. In addition, an up-to-date overview of wind power balancing costs is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)627-632
Number of pages6
JournalElectric Power Systems Research
Volume80
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

Keywords

  • Aggregation effect
  • Balancing requirements
  • Forecasting error
  • Wind power intermittency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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