Impacts of Improved Day-Ahead Wind Forecasts on Power Grid Operations: September 2011

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report

Abstract

This study analyzed the potential benefits of improving the accuracy (reducing the error) of day-ahead wind forecasts on power system operations, assuming that wind forecasts were used for day ahead security constrained unit commitment.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages27
StatePublished - 2011

Bibliographical note

Work performed by GE Energy Consulting, Schenectady, New York

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-50907

Keywords

  • grid integration
  • reserves
  • unit commitment
  • WECC
  • wind power
  • wind spilling

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