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A Review of Technical Requirements for High Penetration of Wind Power Systems

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Renewable portfolio targets have been established in many regions around the world. Regional targets such as 20% renewable energy by year 2020 are not uncommon. As the levels of wind power penetration increase, there are many power system impacts. This work investigated possible challenges and technical requirements for high penetration of wind power systems. The main issues to discuss covers reserve determination, wind power forecasting, unit commitment with appropriate generation portfolio, wind turbine and storage system technical development, demand response management, electricity market design, and frequency stability.

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Wu, Y. , Lee, T. , Hsieh, T. and Lin, W. (2014) A Review of Technical Requirements for High Penetration of Wind Power Systems. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 2, 11-17. doi: 10.4236/jpee.2014.212003.

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