Strategy Design of Hybrid Energy Storage System for Smoothing Wind Power Fluctuations
AbstractWith the increasing contribution of wind power plants, the reliability and security of modern power systems have become a huge challenge due to the uncertainty and intermittency of wind energy sources. In this paper, a hybrid energy storage system (HESS) consisting of battery and supercapacitor is built to smooth the power fluctuations of wind power. A power allocation strategy is proposed to give full play to the respective advantages of the two energy storage components. In the proposed strategy, the low-frequency and high-frequency components of wind power fluctuations are absorbed by battery groups and supercapacitor groups, respectively. By inhibiting the low-frequency components of supercapacitor current, the times of charging-discharging of battery groups can be significantly reduced. A DC/AC converter is applied to achieve the power exchange between the HESS and the grid. Adjustment rules for regulating state-of-charge (SOC) of energy storage elements are designed to avoid overcharge and deep discharge considering the safety and the high efficiency of the energy storage elements. Experimental results on the test platform verify the effectiveness of the proposed power allocation strategy in DC/AC converter and battery SOC adjustment rules for regulating SOC levels. View Full-Text
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Liu, J.; Zhang, L. Strategy Design of Hybrid Energy Storage System for Smoothing Wind Power Fluctuations. Energies 2016, 9, 991.
Liu J, Zhang L. Strategy Design of Hybrid Energy Storage System for Smoothing Wind Power Fluctuations. Energies. 2016; 9(12):991.Chicago/Turabian Style
Liu, Jingyu; Zhang, Lei. 2016. "Strategy Design of Hybrid Energy Storage System for Smoothing Wind Power Fluctuations." Energies 9, no. 12: 991.
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