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Advances in Energy Systems: The Large-scale Renewable Energy Integration Challenge

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Advances in Energy Systems: The Large-scale Renewable Energy Integration Challenge

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A guide to a multi-disciplinary approach that includes perspectives from noted experts in the energy and utilities fields

Advances in Energy Systems offers a stellar collection of articles selected from the acclaimed journal Wiley Interdisciplinary Review: Energy and Environment. The journalcovers all aspects of energy policy, science and technology, environmental and climate change. The book covers a wide range of relevant issues related to the systemic changes for large-scale integration of renewable energy as part of the on-going energy transition.

The book addresses smart energy systems technologies, flexibility measures, recent changes in the marketplace and current policies. With contributions from a list of internationally renowned experts, the book deals with the hot topic of systems integration for future energy systems and energy transition. This important resource:

  • Contains contributions from noted experts in the field
  • Covers a broad range of topics on the topic of renewable energy
  • Explores the technical impacts of high shares of wind and solar power
  • Offers a review of international smart-grid policies
  • Includes information on wireless power transmission
  • Presents an authoritative view of micro-grids
  • Contains a wealth of other relevant topics

Written forenergy planners, energy market professionals and technology developers, Advances in Energy Systems is an essential guide with contributions from an international panel of experts that addresses the most recent smart energy technologies. 

List of Contributors ix

Preface xi

Part I: Energy System Challenges 1

1 Handling Renewable Energy Variability and Uncertainty in Power System Operation 3
Ricardo Bessa, Carlos Moreira, Bernardo Silva and Manuel Matos

2 Short‐Term Frequency Response of Power Systems with High Nonsynchronous Penetration Levels 27
Lisa Ruttledge and Damian Flynn

3 Technical Impacts of High Penetration Levels of Wind Power on Power System Stability 47
Damian Flynn, Zakir Rather, Atle Rygg Årdal, Salvatore D’Arco, Anca D. Hansen, Nicolaos A. Cutululis, Poul Sorensen, Ana Estanqueiro, Emilio Gómez‐Lázaro, Nickie Menemenlis, Charles Smith and Ye Wang

4 Understanding Constraints to the Transformation Rate of Global Energy Infrastructure 67
Joe L. Lane, Simon Smart, Diego Schmeda‐Lopez, Ove Hoegh‐Guldberg, Andrew Garnett, Chris Greig and Eric McFarland

5 Physical and Cybersecurity in a Smart Grid Environment 85
Jing Xie, Alexandru Stefanov and Chen‐Ching Liu

6 Energy Security: Challenges and Needs 111
Benjamin K. Sovacool

7 Nuclear and Renewables: Compatible or Contradicting? 119
Lutz Mez

Part II: Perspectives on Grids 127

8 Smart‐Grid Policies: An International Review 129
Marilyn A. Brown and Shan Zhou

9 A View of Microgrids 149
Joao A. P. Lopes, Andre G. Madureira and Carlos Moreira

10 New Electricity Distribution Network Planning Approaches for Integrating Renewables 167
Fabrizio Pilo, Gianni Celli, Emilio Ghiani and Gian G. Soma

11 Transmission Planning for Wind Energy in the United States and Europe: Status and Prospects 187
Charles Smith, Dale Osborn, Robert Zavadil, Warren Lasher, Emilio Gómez‐Lázaro, Ana Estanqueiro, Thomas Trotscher, John Tande, Magnus Korpas, Frans Van Hulle, Hannele Holttinen, Antje Orths, Daniel Burke, Mark O’Malley, Jan Dobschinski, Barry Rawn, Madeline Gibescu and Lewis Dale

12 Opportunities and Barriers of High‐Voltage Direct Current Grids: A State‐of‐the‐Art Analysis 201
Debora Coil‐Mayor and Jürgen Schmid

13 Wireless Power Transmission: Inductive Coupling, Radio Wave, and Resonance Coupling 211
Naoki Shinohara

Part III: Flexibility Measures 221

14 The Role of Large‐Scale Energy Storage Under High Shares of Renewable Energy 223
Shin‐ichi Inage

15 The Role of Electric Vehicles in Smart Grids 245
Matthias D. Galus, Marina González Vayá, Thilo Krause and Göran Andersson

16 Use of Electric Vehicles or Hydrogen in the Danish Transport Sector in 2050? 265
Klaus Skytte, Amalia Pizarro and Kenneth B. Karlsson

17 Comparison of Synthetic Natural Gas Production Pathways for the Storage of Renewable Energy 279
Sebastian Fendt, Alexander Buttler, Matthias Gaderer and Hartmut Spliethoff

18 Storage and Demand‐Side Options for Integrating Wind Power 303
Aidan Tuohy, Ben Kaun and Robert Entriken

19 On the Long‐Term Prospects of Power‐to‐Gas Technologies 321
Amela Ajanovic and Reinhard Haas

20 Wind Integration: Experience, Issues, and Challenges 341
Hannele Holttinen

21 Quantifying the Variability of Wind Energy 355
Simon Watson

22 Capacity Value Assessments of Wind Power 369
Michael Milligan, Bethany Frew, Eduardo Ibanez, Juha Kiviluoma, Hannele Holttinen and Lennart Söder

23 Hydropower Flexibility for Power Systems with Variable Renewable Energy Sources: An IEA Task 25 Collaboration 385
Daniel Huertas‐Hernando, Hossein Farahmand, Hannele Holttinen, Juha Kiviluoma, Erkka Rinne, Lennart Söder, Michael Milligan, Eduardo Ibanez, Sergio M. Martinez, Emilio Gómez‐Lázaro, Ana Estanqueiro, Luis Rodrigues, Luis Carr, Serafin van Roon, Antje Orths, Peter B. Eriksen, Alain Forcione and Nickie Menemenlis

24 Contribution of Bulk Energy Storage to Integrating Variable Renewable Energies in Future European Electricity Systems 407
Karl A. Zach and Hans Auer

25 Characterization of Demand Response in the Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Sectors in the United States 425
Sila Kiliccote, Daniel Olsen, Michael D. Sohn and Mary A. Piette

26 Simplified Analysis of Balancing Challenges in Sustainable and Smart Energy Systems with 100% Renewable Power Supply 445
Lennart Söder

Part IV: Changing Electricity Markets 459

27 Who Gains from Hourly Time‐of‐Use Retail Prices on Electricity? An Analysis of Consumption Profiles for Categories of Danish Electricity Customers 461
F. M. Andersen, H. V. Larsen, Lena Kitzing and P. E. Morthorst

28 Designing Electricity Markets for a High Penetration of Variable Renewables 479
Jenny Riesz and Michael Milligan

29 Multivariate Analysis of Solar City Economics: Impact of Energy Prices, Policy, Finance, and Cost on Urban Photovoltaic Power Plant Implementation 491
John A. Byrne, Job Taminiau, Kyung N. Kim, Joohee Lee and Jeongseok Seo

30 The Influence of Interconnection Capacity on the Market Value of Wind Power 507
Carlo Obersteiner

31 Research with Disaggregated Electricity End‐Use Data in Households: Review and Recommendations 517
Ian H. Rowlands, Tobi Reid and Paul Parker

32 Household Electricity Consumers’ Incentive to Choose Dynamic Pricing Under Different Taxation Schemes 531
Jonas Katz, Lena Kitzing, Sascha T. Schröder, F. M. Andersen, P. E. Morthorst and Morten Stryg

Index 545