ERRA Published 2 New Research Papers

28/07/2016

We are pleased to inform you that ERRA’s Intern, Mr. István Táczi prepared two valuable research papers to assist the work of the ERRA Licensing and Competition Committee with the following titles:

Overview of the Energy Storage Possibilities to Support the Electrical Power System

Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Power Plants: Issues and Applications

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Overview of the Energy Storage Possibilities to Support the Electrical Power System

The research paper  provides  up-to-date and detailed summary about:

  • the technical background of the different technology possibilities,
  • identifies the main parameters of a storage system (with classification and comparison purposes);
  • the electric power grid/system supporting applications;
  • regulatory aspects of the deployment.

 

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Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Power Plants: Issues and Applications

 The content of this research paper is the following:

  • Role of Hydropower in the electric power system
  • Situation worldwide
  • Possible role in the future
  • Technology Overview; including pros and cons, classification of PHS systems, technical parameters
  • Regulation of Pumped Hydro Storage Systems; including policy challenges and current framework, recommendations for market and policy changes