Power Flows in Complex Renewable Energy Networks

  • Mirko SchäferEmail author
  • Bo Tranberg
  • Martin Greiner
Part of the FIAS Interdisciplinary Science Series book series (FIAS)


The transition towards a sustainable, clean energy infrastructure is strongly dependent on the efficient integration of the fluctuating renewable power generation from wind and solar. With a focus on power flows, in this contribution we review complex renewable energy networks as a weather-data driven modelling approach to a highly renewable future electricity system. The benefit of cross-border transmission between the European countries in such a scenario is discussed, taking into account the role of spatial coarse-graining for the modelling results. Flow allocation methods are presented as a tool set to analyse the spatio-temporal flow patterns and to allocate both transmission and generation capacity costs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.INATECH, University of FreiburgFreiburgGermany
  2. 2.Ento Labs ApSAarhus CDenmark
  3. 3.Department of EngineeringAarhus UniversityAarhus CDenmark

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