A Chronological Reliability Model to Assess Operating Reserve Allocation to Wind Power Plants: Preprint

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As the use of wind power plants increases worldwide, it is important to understand the effect these power sources have on the operations of the grid. This paper focuses on the operating reserve impact of wind power plants. Many probabilistic methods have been applied to power system analysis, and some of these are the basis of reliability analysis. This paper builds on a probabilistic technique to allocate the operating reserve burden among power plants in the grid. The method was originally posed by Strbac and Kirschen [1] and uses an allocation that prorates the reserve burden based on expected energy ... continued below

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Milligan, M. R. July 1, 2001.

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As the use of wind power plants increases worldwide, it is important to understand the effect these power sources have on the operations of the grid. This paper focuses on the operating reserve impact of wind power plants. Many probabilistic methods have been applied to power system analysis, and some of these are the basis of reliability analysis. This paper builds on a probabilistic technique to allocate the operating reserve burden among power plants in the grid. The method was originally posed by Strbac and Kirschen [1] and uses an allocation that prorates the reserve burden based on expected energy not delivered. Extending this method to include wind power plants allows the reserve burden to be allocated among different plants using the same method, yet incorporates information about the intermittent nature of wind power plants.

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  • 2001 European Wind Energy Conference, Copenhagen (DK), 07/02/2001--07/06/2001

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Milligan, M. R. A Chronological Reliability Model to Assess Operating Reserve Allocation to Wind Power Plants: Preprint, article, July 1, 2001; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc725719/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.