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Microgrid power balancing with redox flow batteries

Microgrid power balancing with redox flow batteries

Skarvelis-Kazakos, Spyros, Giwa, B.A. and Hall, D. (2014) Microgrid power balancing with redox flow batteries. In: 2014 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe), October 12-15, 2014, Instanbul, Turkey.

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Abstract

The potential of redox flow batteries to provide power balancing services within a microgrid was studied. Modelling of a benchmark microgrid was performed, to determine the technical and commercial suitability of redox flow batteries to be used for balancing energy generation and demand throughout a single day. It was found that the battery would fit in a service room of a residential block and would be suitable for balancing the whole microgrid. Based on the calculated usage patterns and the technology's characteristics, it was determined that redox flow batteries are suitable for energy storage in urban microgrids.

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Distributed power generation, Flow batteries, Energy generation, Energy storage, Microgrid power balancing, Power balancing services, Redox flow batteries, Residential block, Service room, Urban microgrids, Batteries, Energy resources, Generators, Load modeling, Microgrids, Power demand, Batteries, Distributed Power Generation, Energy Management, Energy Storage, Microgrids
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Engineering Science
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2017 15:36
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/13564

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