Independent Generation Of Electric Power

Autor: David Stephen
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 148310236X
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Independent Generation of Electrical Power explains the different operations involved in the generation of power in power plants and the concepts and principles behind them. The book covers topics such as the parameters and requirements of generator performance; configurations of generators; and the operation and modes of control of generators; system control logic; and different energy management systems. The book also includes three appendices. Appendix 1 contrasts induction generation and synchronous generation; Appendix 2 covers different protection equipment, and Appendix 3 discusses the analyses involved in electrical systems. The monograph is recommended for engineers who would like to know more about the design and operation of plants and how it generates power.

Electricity Market Reform

Autor: Fereidoon P. Sioshansi
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080462714
File Size: 45,77 MB
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Since the late 1980s, policy makers and regulators in a number of countries have liberalized, restructured or “deregulated their electric power sector, typically by introducing competition at the generation and retail level. These experiments have resulted in vastly different outcomes - some highly encouraging, others utterly disastrous. However, many countries continue along the same path for a variety of reasons. Electricity Market Reform examines the most important competitive electricity markets around the world and provides definitive answers as to why some markets have performed admirably, while others have utterly failed, often with dire financial and cost consequences. The lessons contained within are direct relevance to regulators, policy makers, the investment community, industry, academics and graduate students of electricity markets worldwide. Covers electicity market liberalization and deregulation on a worldwide scale Features expert contributions from key people within the electricity sector

Electric Power Companies

Autor: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781157824206
File Size: 14,30 MB
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 96. Chapters: Distribution network operators, Electric cooperatives, Electric power transmission system operators, Nuclear power companies, Wind power companies, Hydro-Qu bec, NB Power, Vattenfall, lectricit de France, Tokyo Electric Power Company, Ontario Power Generation, Hyperion Power Generation, Electricity distribution companies by country, Delhi Transco Limited, European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity, British Energy, Scottish Power, BC Transmission Corporation, E.ON UK, Regional transmission organization, CEZ Group, PowerGrid Corporation of India, EDF Energy, Scottish and Southern Energy, Enel Green Power, National Grid plc, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Endesa,, DONG Energy, Iberdrola Renovables, Power System Operation Corporation Limited, RWE, EirGrid, Ontario Hydro, R seau de Transport d' lectricit, Fox Islands Electric Cooperative, TenneT, TerraPower, Airtricity, Eurus Energy, NuScale, Transelectrica, Fortum, United Utilities, China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group, State Grid Corporation of China, FGC UES, Finavera Wind Energy, Elia System Operator, Terna, Elering, SSE Renewables, Energy Alberta Corporation, TransGrid, Uni n Fenosa, Tohoku Electric Power, Electrabel, Chubu Electric Power, Energoatom, Elektroprivreda Crne Gore, National Transmission Corporation, Statnett, CTEEP, Red El ctrica de Espa a, E.ON Sverige, Fennovoima, Japan Atomic Power Company, China Southern Power Grid Company, Western Power Distribution, Electricity North West, China National Nuclear Corporation, Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited, Central Negros Electric Cooperative, EDP Renov veis, Transpower New Zealand Limited, Independent Power Producer, Electric Power Development Company, Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited, Teollisuuden Voima, Gujarat Energy Transmis...

Valuing Wind Generation On Integrated Power Systems

Autor: Ken Dragoon
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 1437778534
File Size: 58,33 MB
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Wind powered generation is the fastest growing energy source in the United States due to a combination of economic incentives, public preference for renewable energy as expressed in government policies, competitive costs, and the need to address global warming. The economic consequences of the relative variability and lower predictability of wind generation are not easily captured in standard economic analyses performed by utility planners. This book provides utility analysts and regulators a guide to analyzing the value of wind generation in the context of modern power systems. Guiding the reader through the steps to understanding and valuing wind generation on modern power systems, this book approaches the issue from the various, current perspectives in the US. These include utilities that are still primarily vertically integrated power providers and systems dominated by independent system operators (ISOs). Outlined here are the basic procedures in a wind valuation study, described with enough detail so that analysts spanning a range of resources and sophistication can reasonably undertake a competent study. Descriptions of studies performed by other utilities are also provided, explaining their specific approaches to the fundamentals. Finally, it includes a short section on power systems that utilize relatively large fractions of wind, and how operating procedures and valuing techniques may need alteration to accommodate them. • Reviews operating challenges that large amounts of wind power present to power systems operators • Outlines alternative approaches to quantifying the systems services necessary to accommodate the wind • Explains how economic analyses of wind generation are competently performed • Describes how to represent wind generation in computer models commonly used by electric utility planners that may not be specifically designed to incorporate wind generation • Reviews methods used by some select utility companies around the United States • Touches on key European issues involving relatively high levels of wind generation • Written at the level of the utility planner, assuming a basic understanding of economic dispatch of generators and elementary statistics Outlines the role of wind forecasting in wind valuation studies Evaluates the importance of estimating wind generation to meet peak demand Researches how the market structure effects the value of wind energy Discusses power systems that utilize relatively large fractions of wind power Highlights the operating procedures that can enhance the value of wind generation

Independent Power Projects In Sub Saharan Africa

Autor: Anton Eberhard
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 1464808015
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Inadequate electricity services pose a major impediment to reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Simply put, Africa does not have enough power. Despite the abundant low-carbon and low-cost energy resources available to Sub-Saharan Africa, the region s entire installed electricity capacity, at a little over 80 GW, is equivalent to that of the Republic of Korea. Looking ahead, Sub-Saharan Africa will need to ramp-up its power generation capacity substantially. The investment needed to meet this goal largely exceeds African countries already stretched public finances. Increasing private investment is critical to help expand and improve electricity supply. Historically, most private sector finance has been channeled through privately financed independent power projects (IPP), supported by nonrecourse or limited recourse loans, with long-term power purchase agreements with the state utility or another off-taker. Between 1990 and 2014, IPPs have spread across Sub-Saharan Africa and are now present in 17 countries. Currently, there are 125 IPPs, with an overall installed capacity of 10.7 GW and investments of $24.6 billion. However, private investment could be much greater and less concentrated. South Africa alone accounts for 67 IPPs, 4.3 GW of capacity and $14.4 billion of investments; the remaining projects are concentrated in a handful of countries. The objective of this study is to evaluate the experience of IPPs and identify lessons that can help African countries attract more and better private investment. At the core of this analysis is a reflection on whether IPPs have in fact benefited Sub-Saharan Africa, and how they might be improved. The analysis is based primarily on in depth case studies, carried out in five countries, including Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda, which not only have the most numerous but also among the most extensive experience with IPPs.

Advanced Power Generation Systems

Autor: Ibrahim Dincer
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123838614
File Size: 70,94 MB
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Advanced Power Generation Systems examines the full range of advanced multiple output thermodynamic cycles that can enable more sustainable and efficient power production from traditional methods, as well as driving the significant gains available from renewable sources. These advanced cycles can harness the by-products of one power generation effort, such as electricity production, to simultaneously create additional energy outputs, such as heat or refrigeration. Gas turbine-based, and industrial waste heat recovery-based combined, cogeneration, and trigeneration cycles are considered in depth, along with Syngas combustion engines, hybrid SOFC/gas turbine engines, and other thermodynamically efficient and environmentally conscious generation technologies. The uses of solar power, biomass, hydrogen, and fuel cells in advanced power generation are considered, within both hybrid and dedicated systems. The detailed energy and exergy analysis of each type of system provided by globally recognized author Dr. Ibrahim Dincer will inform effective and efficient design choices, while emphasizing the pivotal role of new methodologies and models for performance assessment of existing systems. This unique resource gathers information from thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and energy system design to provide a single-source guide to solving practical power engineering problems. The only complete source of info on the whole array of multiple output thermodynamic cycles, covering all the design options for environmentally-conscious combined production of electric power, heat, and refrigeration Offers crucial instruction on realizing more efficiency in traditional power generation systems, and on implementing renewable technologies, including solar, hydrogen, fuel cells, and biomass Each cycle description clarified through schematic diagrams, and linked to sustainable development scenarios through detailed energy, exergy, and efficiency analyses Case studies and examples demonstrate how novel systems and performance assessment methods function in practice

Generation Of Electrical Power

Autor: Hidaia Alassouli
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781984070845
File Size: 50,69 MB
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This book includes my lecture notes for electrical power generation course. The layout, main components, and characteristics of common electrical power generation plants are described with application to various thermal power plants. The book is divided to different learning outcomes -CLO 1- Describe the layout of common electrical power generation plants. -CLO 2- Describe the main components and characteristics of thermal power plants. a)CLO1 Describe the layout of common electrical power generation plants. -Explain the demand of base - power stations, intermediate - power stations, and peak- generation power stations. -Describe the layout of thermal, hydropower, nuclear, solar and wind power generation plants. -Identify the size, efficiency, availability and capital of generation for electrical power generation plants. b)CLO2: Describe the main components and characteristics of thermal power plants. -Identify the structure and the main components of thermal power plants. -Describe various types of boilers and combustion process. -List types of turbines, explain the efficiency of turbines, impulse turbines, reaction turbines, operation and maintenance, and speed regulation, and describe turbo generator. -Explain the condenser cooling - water loop. -Discuss thermal power plants and the impact on the environment.

Distributed Electricity Generation With Renewable Resources

Autor: Raphael Edinger
Publisher: Tectum Verlag DE
ISBN: 9783828880108
File Size: 51,19 MB
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Solarenergie ist die Basis f r eine nachhaltige Wirtschaftsweise. Die Liberalisierung der Elektrizit tsindustrie stellt die Stromerzeugung aus erneuerbaren Energien vor eine gro e Herausforderung. Solarstrom gilt als teuer und nicht wirtschaftlich. Dieses Buch untersucht die konomischen Aspekte von kleinen dezentralen Photovoltaikanlagen, die auch von Konsumenten betrieben werden k nnen. Der Autor entwickelt eine Marktstrategie, die es kleinen kommunalen Energieversorgern erlaubt, mit erneuerbaren Energien in einem zuk nftigen freien Stromwettbewerb zu bestehen. Aktuelle Fallstudien aus Deutschland und den USA illustrieren die Chancen und Herausforderungen f r eine umweltfreundliche Energieversorgung mit Solarstrom. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Tabellen und einem englisch-deutschen W rterverzeichnis.

Economic Fundamentals Of Power Plant Performance

Autor: Almas Heshmati
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136621695
File Size: 33,74 MB
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The book analyzes the efficiency differences among generators, plants and business units by using different performance measurement methods and a comprehensive sensitivity analysis.

The Next Generation Of Electric Power Unit Commitment Models

Autor: B. F. Hobbs
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0792373340
File Size: 54,86 MB
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Over the years, the electric power industry has been using optimization methods to help them solve the unit commitment problem. The result has been savings of tens and perhaps hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel costs. Things are changing, however. Optimization technology is improving, and the industry is undergoing radical restructuring. Consequently, the role of commitment models is changing, and the value of the improved solutions that better algorithms might yield is increasing. The dual purpose of this book is to explore the technology and needs of the next generation of computer models for aiding unit commitment decisions. Because of the unit commitment problem's size and complexity and because of the large economic benefits that could result from its improved solution, considerable attention has been devoted to algorithm development in the book. More systematic procedures based on a variety of widely researched algorithms have been proposed and tested. These techniques have included dynamic programming, branch-and-bound mixed integer programming (MIP), linear and network programming approaches, and Benders decomposition methods, among others. Recently, metaheuristic methods have been tested, such as genetic programming and simulated annealing, along with expert systems and neural networks. Because electric markets are changing rapidly, how UC models are solved and what purposes they serve need reconsideration. Hence, the book brings together people who understand the problem and people who know what improvements in algorithms are really possible. The two-fold result in The Next Generation of Electric Power Unit Commitment Models is an assessment of industry needs and new formulations and computational approaches that promise to make unit commitment models more responsive to those needs.