7.01 Integration of Renewable Electricity Generation

Research

In an electricity system with a very high penetration of renewable energies demand and generation is not well matched. In an increasing number of hours generation will outweigh the demand. The optimal integration of renewable energies requires more flexibility of the whole system. A fast ramping up and down of power plants becomes a necessity as well as the enforcement of the electricity grid and the eytension of energy storage capacities. The goal of the project is to develop a new methodology which defines the necessary build-up of new infrastructure to integrate renewable energies smoothly. Most existing approaches focus on singular parts of the infrastructure and miss optimisation opportunities in the interplay of different parts like the electricity grid and energy storage. The IGSSE project will develop o holistic methodolgy of the electricity system which simultaneously optimises the build-up of power plants, transmission networks and storage facilities under economic consideration. The interdisciplinary cooperation makes it possible to combine electrotechnical and economic aspects with modern mathematical approaches in building new models and optimisation tools.

Publications

Kuhn, P., Kühne, M., Heilek, C.: "Rolle des Wasserstoffs bei der großtechnischen Energiespeicherung im Stromsystem." In: Töpler, J., Lehmann, J. (Hrsg.), Wasserstoff und Brennstoffzelle, S. 25-41, Berlin: Springer, 2014.

Kellerer E., Steinke F., "Scalable Economic Dispatch for Smart Distribution Networks," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.PP, no.99, 2014.

Aziz, H., Gaspers, S., Mackenzie, S., Mattei, N., Stursberg, P., Walsh, T.: "Fixing a balanced knockout tournament." In Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-14), pp 552-558. AAAI Press, Palo Alto, 2014.

Aziz, H., Stursberg., P.: "A generalization of probabilistic serial to randomized social choice." In Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-14), pp 559-565. AAAI Press, Palo Alto, 2014.

Aziz, H., Brandt, F., Stursberg, P.: "On popular random assignments." In B. Vöcking, editor, Algorithmic Game Theory, volume 8146 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp 183-194. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013.

Ahlhaus P., Stursberg, P.: "Transmission capacity expansion: an improved transport model." In Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT EUROPE), 2013 4th IEEE/PES, IEEE, 2013.

Heilek, C., Kühne, M., Tzscheutschler, P.: "Energiewirtschaftliche Bewertung der Wärmepumpe in der Gebäudeheizung." Studie im Auftrag des Bundesverbandes Wärmepumpe e. V. (BWP). München 2013

Kühne, M.; Kuhn, P.; Heilek C.: "Wirtschaftliches Potenzial großtechnischer Energiespeicher im deutschen Stromsystem." In: Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen (et), Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft, Recht, Technik und Umwelt. 62. Jg. (2012) Heft 12, S. 86-91. Essen 2012.

Kuhn, P., Kühne, M., Heilek, C.: "Integration und Bewertung erzeuger- und verbraucherseitiger Energiespeicher, Abschlussbericht." Verbundprojekt im Rahmen der Forschungsinitiative Kraftwerke des 21. Jahrhunderts. München 2012

Kuhn, P., Kühne, M., Heilek, C., Hamacher, T.: "Ergebnisse einer Energiesystemmodellierung." Positionspapier zum Technik-Dialog „Speichertechnologien“ der Bundesnetzagentur 2012

T. Aigner, K. Schaber, T. Hamacher, and T. Gjengedal. "Integrating wind - influence of transmission grid extension on European electricity market prices." IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT), 978-1-4673-2597-4/12:1-8, 2012.

K. Schaber, F. Steinke, and T. Hamacher. "Transmission Grid Extensions for the Integration of Variable Renewable Energies: Who Benefits Where?" Energy Policy, 43:123-135, 2012.

Aboumahboub, T., Schaber, K., Wagner, U., Hamacher, T.: "On the CO2 Emissions of the global electricity sector and the influence of renewable power-modeling and optimization" in Energy Policy 42, 297-314, 2012.

Schaber, K., F. Steinke, P. Mühlich and T. Hamacher: "Parametric study of variable renewable energy integration in Europe: Advantages and costs of transmission grid extensions" in Energy Policy 42, 498-508, 2011.

T. Aboumahboub, K. Schaber, P. Tzscheutschler, and T. Hamacher. "Optimization of the utilization of renewable energy sources in the electricity sector." WSEAS Transactions on Power Systems, 5:120-129, 2010.

Aboumahboub, T., Schaber, K., Tzscheutschler, P., Hamacher, T.: "Optimal Configuration of Renewable-based Electricity Supply Sector" World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS) Transactions on Power Systems, 2010.

Team

Project team leader

Dr. Philipp Kuhn
Chair of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems

Doctoral researcher

Philipp Otto Ahlhaus
Chair of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems

Alumnus

Dr. rer. nat. Paul Stursberg
Chair of Applied Geometry and Discrete Mathematics

Alumnus

Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Silbernagel
Chair of Applied Geometry and Discrete Mathematics

  

Alumna

Dr.-Ing. Anna Elisabeth Kellerer
Chair of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems 

Principal investigator

Professor Thomas Hamacher
Chair of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems

Principal investigator

Professor Peter Gritzmann
Chair of Applied Geometry and Discrete Mathematics

Principal investigator

Professor Rolf Witzmann
Associate Professorship Power Transmission Systems