publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

Value of electrical energy storage: a comparison between commercial and system level benefits

Dunbar, Anna;
Open Access English
  • Published: 29 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: The University of Edinburgh
Abstract
There is a drive to transform the electricity industry in the UK from one based largely on fossil fuels to one based on low or zero carbon sources. The challenge of this transition, enabling a secure and sustainable electricity industry at an acceptable cost to consumers, has been dubbed the Energy Trilemma. Grid-connected electrical energy storage presents a potential solution to this challenge. However, the benefits of storage are split across different sectors of the electricity industry and there are a number of regulatory barriers preventing access to revenue streams. One accessible revenue stream is energy trading or price arbitrage. In c...
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free text keywords: power systems, energy storage, wind power, electricity price
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