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Title: Modeling and Simulation of Ternary Pumped Storage Hydropower for Power System Studies

Abstract

As the deployment of wind and solar energy increases in the United States, energy storage (ES) will play an important role in future electric power grids. To help manage the variability from high penetration levels of renewable generation, ES can provide promising power/energy demand to coordinate with renewables generation, as a virtual power plant (VPP). There is an industry need for the capability in power system studies to model ternary pumped storage hydropower (T-PSH) that offers increased system benefits. This paper presents a comprehensive vendor-neutral dynamic model of T-PSH in GE's commercial software positive sequence load flow (PSLF). A new governor model is developed with detailed gate valve modeling and a shared-penstock function. Specifically, this model is designed to simulate the seamless transition among three operation modes: generation mode, pumping mode, and hydraulic short-circuit mode. The developed T-PSH model has been tested and validated on a 10-bus test system. A comparison study of T-PSH to conventional pumped storage hydropower has also been conducted on the Western Interconnection system.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3];  [4];  [2];  [4];  [2]
  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States); Auburn Univ., AL (United States)
  2. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  3. General Electric Renewable Energy, Brossard (Canada)
  4. Auburn Univ., AL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
OSTI Identifier:
1558899
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-5D00-71771
Journal ID: ISSN 1751-8687
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
IET Generation, Transmission, & Distribution
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: IET Generation, Transmission, & Distribution; Journal ID: ISSN 1751-8687
Publisher:
Institution of Engineering and Technology
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
13 HYDRO ENERGY; ternary; pumped storage hydropower; power systems; modeling; simulation

Citation Formats

Dong, Zerui, Tan, Jin, St-Hilaire, Antoine, Muljadi, Eduard, Corbus, David A, Nelms, Robert, and Jacobson, Mark D. Modeling and Simulation of Ternary Pumped Storage Hydropower for Power System Studies. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1049/iet-gtd.2018.5749.
Dong, Zerui, Tan, Jin, St-Hilaire, Antoine, Muljadi, Eduard, Corbus, David A, Nelms, Robert, & Jacobson, Mark D. Modeling and Simulation of Ternary Pumped Storage Hydropower for Power System Studies. United States. doi:10.1049/iet-gtd.2018.5749.
Dong, Zerui, Tan, Jin, St-Hilaire, Antoine, Muljadi, Eduard, Corbus, David A, Nelms, Robert, and Jacobson, Mark D. Tue . "Modeling and Simulation of Ternary Pumped Storage Hydropower for Power System Studies". United States. doi:10.1049/iet-gtd.2018.5749.
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author = {Dong, Zerui and Tan, Jin and St-Hilaire, Antoine and Muljadi, Eduard and Corbus, David A and Nelms, Robert and Jacobson, Mark D},
abstractNote = {As the deployment of wind and solar energy increases in the United States, energy storage (ES) will play an important role in future electric power grids. To help manage the variability from high penetration levels of renewable generation, ES can provide promising power/energy demand to coordinate with renewables generation, as a virtual power plant (VPP). There is an industry need for the capability in power system studies to model ternary pumped storage hydropower (T-PSH) that offers increased system benefits. This paper presents a comprehensive vendor-neutral dynamic model of T-PSH in GE's commercial software positive sequence load flow (PSLF). A new governor model is developed with detailed gate valve modeling and a shared-penstock function. Specifically, this model is designed to simulate the seamless transition among three operation modes: generation mode, pumping mode, and hydraulic short-circuit mode. The developed T-PSH model has been tested and validated on a 10-bus test system. A comparison study of T-PSH to conventional pumped storage hydropower has also been conducted on the Western Interconnection system.},
doi = {10.1049/iet-gtd.2018.5749},
journal = {IET Generation, Transmission, & Distribution},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {8}
}

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