Large-Scale Electrochemical Energy Storage in High Voltage Grids: Overview of the Italian Experience
AbstractThis paper offers a wide overview on the large-scale electrochemical energy projects installed in the high voltage Italian grid. Detailed descriptions of energy (charge/discharge times of about 8 h) and power intensive (charge/discharge times ranging from 0.5 h to 4 h) installations are presented with some insights into the authorization procedures, safety features, and ancillary services. These different charge/discharge times reflect the different operation uses inside the electric grid. Energy intensive storage aims at decoupling generation and utilization since, in the southern part of Italy, there has been a great growth of wind farms: these areas are characterized by a surplus of generation with respect to load absorption and to the net transport capacity of the 150 kV high voltage backbones. Power intensive storage aims at providing ancillary services inside the electric grid as primary and secondary frequency regulation, synthetic rotational inertia, and further functionalities. The return on experience of Italian installations will be able to play a key role also for other countries and other transmission system operators. View Full-Text
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Benato, R.; Bruno, G.; Palone, F.; Polito, R.M.; Rebolini, M. Large-Scale Electrochemical Energy Storage in High Voltage Grids: Overview of the Italian Experience. Energies 2017, 10, 108.
Benato R, Bruno G, Palone F, Polito RM, Rebolini M. Large-Scale Electrochemical Energy Storage in High Voltage Grids: Overview of the Italian Experience. Energies. 2017; 10(1):108.Chicago/Turabian Style
Benato, Roberto; Bruno, Gianluca; Palone, Francesco; Polito, Rosario M.; Rebolini, Massimo. 2017. "Large-Scale Electrochemical Energy Storage in High Voltage Grids: Overview of the Italian Experience." Energies 10, no. 1: 108.
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