Batteries used as virtual power lines for more renewables
- Jul 22, 2020 11:23 pm GMT
This item is part of the Special Issue - 2020-07 - Energy Storage, click here for more
Written by: Arina Anisie, Francisco Boshell and Elena Ocenic
Virtual power line concept
The increasing share of wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity in power systems requires efficient management – and, in some occasions, the reinforcement of transmission and distribution networks – to prevent congestion. As an alternative to expensive upgrades to the infrastructure needed for the grid-integration of variable renewable energy sources, like solar and wind, non-wire alternatives, also called virtual power lines (VPL) are being rolled out in several parts of the world.
Get Published - Build a Following
The Energy Central Power Industry Network is based on one core idea - power industry professionals helping each other and advancing the industry by sharing and learning from each other.
If you have an experience or insight to share or have learned something from a conference or seminar, your peers and colleagues on Energy Central want to hear about it. It's also easy to share a link to an article you've liked or an industry resource that you think would be helpful.