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Title: Battery Storage Evaluation Tool, version 1.x

The battery storage evaluation tool developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is used to run a one-year simulation to evaluate the benefits of battery storage for multiple grid applications, including energy arbitrage, balancing service, capacity value, distribution system equipment deferral, and outage mitigation. This tool is based on the optimal control strategies to capture multiple services from a single energy storage device. In this control strategy, at each hour, a lookahead optimization is first formulated and solved to determine the battery base operating point. The minute-by-minute simulation is then performed to simulate the actual battery operation.
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Report Number(s):
BSET; 003747IBMPC00
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Software Package Contents:
Media Directory; Software Abstract; Media includes Executable Module(s); / 1 CD-ROM
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Other Software Info:
DOE Energy Storage Research; Bonneville Power Administration
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Sponsoring Org:
United States Department of Energy
Contributing Orgs:
Di Wu, PNNL Da Meng, PNNL
Country of Publication:
United States

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