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Balansering av vindkraft och vattenkraft i norra Sverige
KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Electric Power Systems.
2009 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This master thesis was initiated with the aim to answer at what level of installed capacity of wind power in the northern parts of Sweden it would be beneficial to improve the transmission capacity from the northern Sweden. During the process of this work the aim has changed to try and create a model that can be used to analyze how well the hydro power installed in the northern Sweden can even out the quick changes in wind power production.

To create a good model of all hydro power in northern Sweden is a very large job, unfortunately too large for a master thesis. This report therefore ends with an extensive analysis of the simplifications that have been made and their effects as well as a list of the future work that has to be done.

The model that has been created have shown to be effective and produce good results. The conclusions that can be made is that the northern Swedish hydro power have very good possibilities to balance the wind power production. Only a few cases where water have been spilled even though there has been some free capacity has been discovered. Also the scenarios where a large amount of spilled water occurred can be cancelled by altering the seasonal planning of the hydro power stations.

This master thesis has been made in close cooperation with Andreas Fagerberg, whose report

(19) is often referred to in this text.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. , 70 p.
EES Examensarbete / Master Thesis
National Category
Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-119240OAI: diva2:610055
Educational program
Master of Science in Engineering -Engineering Physics
Available from: 2013-03-12 Created: 2013-03-08 Last updated: 2013-03-12Bibliographically approved

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