EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 54, 2013New Strategies for Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage
|Number of page(s)||28|
|Published online||26 June 2013|
Features of an electricity supply system based on variable input
1 Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik - Greifswald, Germany
2 EURATOM Association and Research Laboratory for Advanced Tokamak Physics St. Petersburg Polytechnic State University - St. Petersburg, Russia
In this paper we analyse and present the major features of electricity production being based predominantly on variable wind onshore and offshore and on photovoltaic generation. Actual data are taken from the German demand and supply situation in 2010. On this basis, the generation capacities are scaled to higher installed powers. The main purpose of the paper is to show characteristic trends and the mostly system oriented consequences of large-scale wind and solar use with fluctuating input.
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