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Sustainability 2017, 9(3), 395; doi:10.3390/su9030395

Energy Storage System Sizing Based on a Reliability Assessment of Power Systems Integrated with Wind Power

State Key Laboratory of Advanced Electromagnetic Engineering and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
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Academic Editor: Tomonobu Senjyu
Received: 18 January 2017 / Accepted: 3 March 2017 / Published: 7 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sustainable Electric Power Systems Research)
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Abstract

The available capacity is a major factor that influences the reliability contribution of energy storage in power systems integrated with wind power. This paper presents the capacity value of the energy storage metrics to quantitatively estimate the contribution of energy storage to the generation adequacy. A method in accordance with EFC approach has been introduced to model the capacity value of energy storage. The adequacy-oriented model of the energy storage available capacity is proposed for the energy storage system, regarding the roles of the key parameters for the CVES analysis. The case study results indicate that the capacity value of energy storage quantitatively weigh the contribution of the energy storage to system reliability. The sensitivity analysis of the impact factors for the CVES is conducted. View Full-Text
Keywords: generation adequacy; capacity value; energy storage system; wind power generation adequacy; capacity value; energy storage system; wind power
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Shi, N.; Luo, Y. Energy Storage System Sizing Based on a Reliability Assessment of Power Systems Integrated with Wind Power. Sustainability 2017, 9, 395.

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