Renewable Energy Integration

Renewable Energy Integration

Practical Management of Variability, Uncertainty, and Flexibility in Power Grids

2nd Edition - June 16, 2017
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  • Author: Lawrence Jones
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128095928
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128097687

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Description

Renewable Energy Integration: Practical Management of Variability, Uncertainty, and Flexibility in Power Grids, Second Edition, offers a distilled examination of the intricacies of integrating renewables into power grids and electricity markets. It offers informed perspectives from internationally renowned experts on related challenges and solutions based on demonstrated best practices developed by operators around the world. The book's focus on practical implementation of strategies provides real-world context for the theoretical underpinnings and the development of supporting policy frameworks. The second edition considers myriad integration issues, thus ensuring that grid operators with low or high penetration of renewable generation can leverage the best practices achieved by their peers. It includes revised chapters from the first edition as well as new chapters.

Key Features

  • Lays out the key issues around the integration of renewables into power grids and markets, from the intricacies of operational and planning considerations to supporting regulatory and policy frameworks.
  • Provides updated global case studies that highlight the challenges of renewables integration and present field-tested solutions and new Forewords from Europe, United Arab Emirates, and United States.
  • Illustrates technologies to support the management of variability, uncertainty, and flexibility in power grids.

Readership

Transmission and Distribution Grid Operators and Planners; Electrical, Mechanical, Power, Control, Sustainability and Systems Engineers; Energy Economists; Government Regulators and Utility Business Leaders; Researchers and Financers in renewables

Table of Contents

  • PART 1: POLICY AND REGULATION
    1. The Journey of Reinventing the European Electricity Landscape
    2. Policies for Accommodating Higher Penetration of Variable
    Energy Resources (VERs)dU.S. Outlook and Perspectives
    3. Harnessing and Integrating Africa’s Renewable Energy Resources

    PART 2 MODELING OF VARIABLE ENERGY RESOURCES

    4. Multi-Dimensional, Multi-Scale Modeling and Algorithms for Integrating Variable Energy Resources in Power Networks: Challenges and Opportunities
    5. Scandinavian Experience of Integrating Wind Generation in Electricity Markets
    6. Case StudyeRenewable Integration: Flexibility Requirement, Potential Overgeneration, and Frequency Response Challenges

    PART 3 VARIABLE ENERGY RESOURCES IN POWER SYSTEM AND
    MARKET OPERATIONS

    7. Analyzing the Impact of Variable Energy Resources on
    Power System Reserves
    8. Advances in Market Management Solutions for Variable Energy Resources Integration
    9. Integrating Renewables in Australia: Policies, Market Design, and System Operations

    PART 4 FORECASTING RENEWABLES

    10. Forecasting Renewable Energy for Grid Operations
    11. Incorporating Forecast Uncertainty in Utility Control Center

    PART 5 CONNECTING RENEWABLE ENERGY TO POWER GRIDS

    12. Global Power Grids for Harnessing World Renewable Energy
    13. Practical Management of Variable and Distributed Resources in Power Grids
    14. Integrating New and Renewable Energy in the GCC Region

    PART 6 SYSTEM FLEXIBILITY

    15. Operational Flexibility of Power Systems
    16. Grid Integration of Renewables in India
    17. The Danish Case: Taking Advantage of Flexible Power in an Energy System with High Wind Penetration

    PART 7 DEMAND RESPONSE AND DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES

    18. DM for Integrating Variable Renewable Energy: A Northwest Perspective
    19. Case Study: Demand-Response and Alternative Technologies in Electricity Markets
    20. The Implications of Distributed Energy Resources on Traditional Utility Business Model

    PART 8 ENERGY STORAGE

    21. Energy Storage in the United States
    22. Salisbury Residential Battery Trial
    23. Energy Storage and the Need for Flexibility on the Grid

    PART 9 VARIABLE ENERGY RESOURCES IN ISLAND POWER SYSTEMS
    24. Renewables Integration on Islands
    25. Intentional Islanding of Distribution Network Operation with Mini Hydrogeneration

    PART 10: SOLAR ENERGY INTEGRATION

    26. Economic and Reliability Benefits of Solar Plants
    27. German Renewable Energy Sources Pathway in the New Century

    PART 11 ENABLING AND DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR RENEWABLE INTEGRATION

    28. Control of Power Systems with High Penetration Variable Generation Enhancing Situation Awareness in Power Systems
    29. Overcoming Uncertainty and Variability with Renewable Resources
    30. Managing Operational Uncertainty through Improved Visualization Tools in Control Centers with Reference to Renewable Energy Providers
    31. Monitoring and Control of Renewable Energy Sources using Synchronized Phasor Measurements
    32. Every Moment Counts: Synchrophasors for Distribution Networks with Variable Resources

Product details

  • No. of pages: 530
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
  • Published: June 16, 2017
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128095928
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128097687

About the Author

Lawrence Jones

Dr. Lawrence E. Jones, a recognized thought leader and practitioner has over twenty-five years of experience in the energy industry. His expertise includes renewable energy integration, and the application of smarter technologies in the engineering, design and operations of energy systems and other critical infrastructures. He also focuses on system resilience, disruptive and innovative business and regulatory models, and strategies for addressing challenges to harnessing the opportunities at the food-energy-water nexus. Dr. Jones received the Renewable Energy World’s 2012 Award for Leadership in Technology, and the Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group 2012 Achievement Award. He is Vice President at the Edison Electric Institute, and Honorary Industry Fellow at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President, International Programs, Edison Electric Institute (EEI)