Renewable Energy Options and Frequency Regulation

  • Hassan BevraniEmail author
Part of the Power Electronics and Power Systems book series (PEPS)


This chapter presents an overview of the key issues concerning the integration of renewable energy sources (RESs) into the power system frequency regulation that are of most interest today. The most important issues with the recent achievements in this literature are briefly reviewed. The impact of RESs on frequency control problem is described. An updated frequency response model is introduced. Power system frequency response in the presence of RESs and associated issues is analyzed, the need for revising frequency performance standards is emphasized and an overall framework for contribution of RESs in frequency control is addressed.


Renewable energy Frequency regulation Wind energy Dynamic impacts Primary frequency control Secondary frequency control Inertia response Power fluctuation Generalized LFC model Grid code Frequency response Isolated power system Rate of frequency change DG PV 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of KurdistanSanandajIran

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