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The effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on carbon dioxide emissions in the Australian National Electricity Market from 2014 to 2025

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posted on 04.07.2018, 00:00 by WP Bell, P Wild, J Foster, Michael Hewson
This report’s primary aim is to investigate ‘The effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on transmission line congestion in the Australian National Electricity Market from 2014 to 2025’. The report is part of the research project titled ‘An investigation of the impacts of increased power supply to the national grid by wind generators on the Australian electricity industry’. The sensitivity analysis in this report uses simulations from the ‘Australian National Electricity Market (ANEM) model version 1.10’ 10’ (Wild, Bell & Foster 2015) to model the effect of five different levels of wind penetration on transmission congestion. The five levels of wind penetration span Scenarios A to E where Scenario A represents ‘no wind’ and Scenario E includes all the existing and planned wind power sufficient to meet Australia’s 20% 2020 41TWh Large Renewable Energy Target. Wild, Bell and Foster (2015) provide a comprehensive explanation of the both the ANEM model and the five levels of wind penetration.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Start Page

1

End Page

41

Number of Pages

41

Publisher

The University of Queensland

Place of Publication

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Additional Rights

CC BY 4.0

Peer Reviewed

No

Open Access

Yes

External Author Affiliations

The University of Queensland

Era Eligible

Yes