Developing a global interconnected power system model

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dc.contributor.author Brinkerink, Maarten
dc.contributor.author Deane, Paul
dc.contributor.author Collins, Seán
dc.contributor.author Ó Gallachóir, Brian P.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-13T14:48:37Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-13T14:48:37Z
dc.date.issued 2018-12-13
dc.identifier.citation Brinkerink, M., Deane, P., Collins, S. and Ó Gallachóir, B. (2018) 'Developing a global interconnected power system model', Global Energy Interconnection, 1(3), pp. 330-343. doi: 10.14171/j.2096-5117.gei.2018.03.004 en
dc.identifier.volume 1 en
dc.identifier.issued 3 en
dc.identifier.startpage 330 en
dc.identifier.endpage 343 en
dc.identifier.issn 2096-5117
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/7619
dc.identifier.doi 10.14171/j.2096-5117.gei.2018.03.004
dc.description.abstract Decarbonizing the power sector is a necessary step towards a low-carbon future. Interconnecting power systems on different continents could be a method to contribute to such a future, by utilizing highly efficient renewable resources around the globe, while simultaneously providing additional benefits of power system integration. In this paper, we describe the process of constructing and simulating a global interconnected power system model with high technical and temporal resolution. Being the first of its kind on the global scale, this paper is designed to showcase the proof of concept as an intermediate step to a high resolution global model, by integrating an existing European power system model with the North-American continent. The work to date has been focused on testing the methodology and building up necessary knowledge to realistically simulate the functionality of a possible future global grid. Some initial results are analysed to support the viability of the model and the concept in general. Furthermore, key factors influencing the development and optimal performance of the global interconnected power system model are identified. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.relation.uri http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2096511718300446
dc.rights © 2018 Global Energy Interconnection Group Co. Ltd. Published by Elsevier B.V. under a Creative Commons license en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ en
dc.subject Power system modelling en
dc.subject Dispatch modelling en
dc.subject Renewables en
dc.subject Global grid en
dc.subject Intercontinental interconnectors en
dc.title Developing a global interconnected power system model en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Maarten Brinkerink, Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: maarten.brinkerink@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2019-03-13T14:42:37Z
dc.description.version Published Version en
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Global Energy Interconnection en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress b.ogallachoir@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress maarten.brinkerink@ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Research Centres/12/RC/2302/IE/Marine Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) - The SFI Centre for Marine Renewable Energy Research/ en


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