Improving the operational reliability of wind farms with Vehicle-to-Grid

Han, Zu, Challen, Christopher and Skarvelis-Kazakos, Spyros (2021) Improving the operational reliability of wind farms with Vehicle-to-Grid. 56th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2021), Virtual, 31st August – 3rd September 2021. Published in: 2021 56th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC). 1-6. IEEE ISBN 9781665443906

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Abstract

This paper investigates the integration of a wind farm with electric vehicles capable of Vehicle-to-Grid operation, and the impact of this integration on the reliability of the energy supply to the load. The operational reliability of wind farms was considered, in order to predict the outage probability. The operational reliability model was implemented on a small power system, and a case study analysis was undertaken of the influence of Vehicle-to-Grid in the event of an outage at the wind farm. Several reliability indices were calculated for the case study. Results show a significant improvement of the system’s reliability by the presence of Vehicle-to-Grid functionality, since it is able to compensate for the power lost during a wind farm outage.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Keywords: power system reliability, Vehicle-to-Grid, wind energy, outage probability, microgrid
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
Research Centres and Groups: Dynamics, Control and Vehicle Research Group
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Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2021 07:12
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2021 10:56
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/100744

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