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Optimal Generation Scheduling of Wind-CSP Systems in Day-Ahead Electricity Markets

  • H. M. I. PousinhoEmail author
  • P. Freire
  • J. Esteves
  • V. M. F. Mendes
  • C. Pereira Cabrita
  • M. Collares-Pereira
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 450)

Abstract

This paper presents a coordination approach to maximize the total profit of wind power systems coordinated with concentrated solar power systems, having molten-salt thermal energy storage. Both systems are effectively handled by mixed-integer linear programming in the approach, allowing enhancement on the operational during non-insolation periods. Transmission grid constraints and technical operating constraints on both systems are modeled to enable a true management support for the integration of renewable energy sources in day-ahead electricity markets. A representative case study based on real systems is considered to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed approach.

Keywords

Concentrated solar power Wind power Mixed-integer linear programming Transmission constraints 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. M. I. Pousinho
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • P. Freire
    • 3
  • J. Esteves
    • 3
  • V. M. F. Mendes
    • 1
    • 3
  • C. Pereira Cabrita
    • 4
  • M. Collares-Pereira
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ÉvoraÉvoraPortugal
  2. 2.IDMEC/LAETA, Instituto Superior TécnicoUniversidade de LisboaLisbonPortugal
  3. 3.Instituto Superior of Engenharia de LisboaLisbonPortugal
  4. 4.CISEUniversity of Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal

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