Thermal unit scheduling for CO2 reduction including significant wind power penetration

D. Yamashita, T. Niimura, R. Yokoyama, Y. Nakanishi

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Abstract

In this paper, we present a method to determine the unit commitment schedules considering CO2 emission and cost including the frequency regulation capability of the units to mitigate fluctuation of wind power. The authors developed an extended procedure that obtains a trade-off solution of cost versus CO2 emission including a significant wind power penetration. The method has been tested on the 10-unit 24-hour model system using the estimated wind power curve derived from an actual wind farm. The results, such as the shadow prices of CO2 obtained by the trade-off analysis, may provide a basis of evaluating the equivalent cost of the wind farms and their contribution toward CO2 reduction.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 IEEE PES General Meeting
Subtitle of host publicationThe Electrification of Transportation and the Grid of the Future
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Dec 9
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 IEEE PES General Meeting: The Electrification of Transportation and the Grid of the Future - Detroit, MI, United States
Duration: 2011 Jul 242011 Jul 28

Publication series

NameIEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
ISSN (Print)1944-9925
ISSN (Electronic)1944-9933

Conference

Conference2011 IEEE PES General Meeting: The Electrification of Transportation and the Grid of the Future
CountryUnited States
CityDetroit, MI
Period11/7/2411/7/28

Keywords

  • CO2 emission
  • frequency regulation
  • multi-objective optimization
  • trade-off analysis
  • unit commitment
  • wind power

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Yamashita, D., Niimura, T., Yokoyama, R., & Nakanishi, Y. (2011). Thermal unit scheduling for CO2 reduction including significant wind power penetration. In 2011 IEEE PES General Meeting: The Electrification of Transportation and the Grid of the Future [6039651] (IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting). https://doi.org/10.1109/PES.2011.6039651