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Reliability Evaluation of Renewable Energy Share in Power Systems

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DOI: 10.4236/jpee.2018.69006    510 Downloads   1,028 Views

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In this research, Renewable Energy (RE) represents the existing power systems with different levels. However, because of the intermittent nature of these sources, it is necessary to analyze systems’ reliability with different RE penetration levels. This work presented a simulation method for reliability evaluation of renewable penetrated power systems. Some reliability indices were proposed for the case of power systems with renewable power plants. The adopted approach used the historical data of renewable energy resources, mainly wind and solar to estimate the power that can be generated and compared with the demand to find the power mismatch. Therefore, this approach can be utilized to determine the penetration level that renewable energy can be shared, and it also helps the system operators in deciding the percentage of the generation that RE power plant can provide.

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Haidar, Z.A. and Al-Shaalan, A.M. (2018) Reliability Evaluation of Renewable Energy Share in Power Systems. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 6, 40-47. doi: 10.4236/jpee.2018.69006.

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