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Transmission Network Enhancement with Renewable Energy

Oyedepo, Sunday Olayinka and Agbetuyi, Ayoade F. and Odunfa, K. M. (2014) Transmission Network Enhancement with Renewable Energy. J Fundam Renewable Energy Appl, 5 (5). pp. 1-11. ISSN 2090-4541

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Abstract

Wind and solar energy play an important role in the de - carbonization of electricity generation. However, high shares of these Variable Renewable Energies (VREs) challenge the power system considerably due to their temporal fluctuations and geographical dispersion. This paper systematically reviews and analyzes transmission grid extensions as an integration measure for VREs. Effects of grid extensions for fundamental properties of the power system as a function of the penetration and mix of wind coupled with solar energy were revealed in the study. The paper also provides an overview of the system implication of wind and solar PV energy and investigates a way to partly overcome transmission grid extensions

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Renewable energy; Transmission network; Integration; Electric power; Grid
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2016 12:14
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2016 12:14
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/6455

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