Wind Integration in Power Systems: Operational Challenges and Possible Solutions Academic Article uri icon


  • This paper surveys major technical challenges for power system operations in support of large-scale wind energy integration. The fundamental difficulties of integrating wind power arise from its high inter-temporal variation and limited predictability. The impact of wind power integration is mani-fested in, but not limited to, scheduling, frequency regulations, and system stabilization requirements. Possible alternatives are suggested for a more reliable and cost-effective power system operation. New computationally efficient methods for improving system performances by using prediction and operational interdependencies over different time horizons remain critical open research problems. © 2011 IEEE

altmetric score

  • 6

author list (cited authors)

  • Xie, L. e., Carvalho, P., Ferreira, L., Liu, J., Krogh, B. H., Popli, N., & Ilic, M. D.

citation count

  • 262

publication date

  • January 2011