DYNASTORE operating cost analysis of energy storage for a midwest utility

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The objective of this project was to determine the savings in utility operating costs that could be obtained by installing a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). The target utility was Kansas City Power and Light (KCPL), a typical Midwestern utility with a mix of generating plants and many interconnections. The following applications of battery energy storage were modeled using an Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) developed and supported program called DYNASTORE: (1) Spinning Reserve Only (2) Load Leveling with Spinning Reserve (3) Load Leveling Only (4) Frequency Control DYNASTORE commits energy storage units along with generating units and calculates operating ... continued below

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Anderson, M.D. & Jungst, R.G. October 1, 1996.

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  • Anderson, M.D. Missouri Univ., Rolla, MO (United States). Dept. of Electrical Engineering
  • Jungst, R.G. Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The objective of this project was to determine the savings in utility operating costs that could be obtained by installing a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). The target utility was Kansas City Power and Light (KCPL), a typical Midwestern utility with a mix of generating plants and many interconnections. The following applications of battery energy storage were modeled using an Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) developed and supported program called DYNASTORE: (1) Spinning Reserve Only (2) Load Leveling with Spinning Reserve (3) Load Leveling Only (4) Frequency Control DYNASTORE commits energy storage units along with generating units and calculates operating costs with and without energy storage, so that savings can be estimated. Typical weeks of hourly load data are used to make up a yearly load profile. For this study, the BESS power ranged from ``small`` to 300 MW (greater than the spinning reserve requirement). BESS storage time ranged from 1 to 8 hours duration (to cover the time-width of most peaks). Savings in operating costs were calculated for each of many sizes of MW capacity and duration. Graphs were plotted to enable the reader to readily see what size of BESS affords the greatest savings in operating costs.

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  • 29. annual frontiers of power conference, Stillwater, OK (United States), 28-29 Oct 1996

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  • Other: DE96015019
  • Report No.: SAND--96-2238C
  • Report No.: CONF-9610165--1
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 391709
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676029

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Anderson, M.D. & Jungst, R.G. DYNASTORE operating cost analysis of energy storage for a midwest utility, article, October 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676029/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.