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A review of energy storage systems in microgrids with wind turbines

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  • Rabiee, Abdorreza
  • Khorramdel, Hossein
  • Aghaei, Jamshid
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    Installing energy storage systems (ESS) for wind turbines power can bring many benefits to both power grids and wind power developers. Considering stochastic nature of wind, electric power generated by wind turbines is highly erratic and may affect both the power quality and the planning of power systems. ESS should play a key role in wind power applications by controlling wind power plants output and providing ancillary services to the power system, and therefore, enabling an increased penetration of wind power in the system. This article deals with the review of various storage systems for wind power applications. The main objectives of the article are the introduction of the operating principles, the presentation of the main characteristics of energy storage systems suitable for stationary applications, and the definition and discussion of potential ESS applications in wind power, according to an extensive literature review.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

    Volume (Year): 18 (2013)
    Issue (Month): C ()
    Pages: 316-326

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:18:y:2013:i:c:p:316-326
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2012.09.039
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